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swagman

División en sílabas: swag·man
Pronunciación: /ˈswaɡˌman
 
, ˈswaɡmən
 
/

Definición de swagman en inglés:

sustantivo (plural swagmen)

Australian/New Zealand
A person carrying a swag.
Example sentences
  • Homeless men were, in Australia, known as ‘swagmen’ ‘cause they carried a swag around with them, which was a rolled up sleeping mat and waterproof blanket.
  • Fewer and fewer people living in this country feel any cultural connection with jolly swagmen, billabongs and coolibah trees.
  • The song is just about resistance to heavy handed authority when the swagman in fact rejected most of the trappings of society, either out of necessity or choice.

Words that rhyme with swagman

bagman, ragman

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