Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of Pat Malone in English:
noun(in phrase on one's Pat Malone or pat) Australian /NZ informal
On one’s own.
- They form the committee on their pat.
- That mug doesn't ring a bell; you must've been on your pat.
- She's moved into there on her Pat Malone and left me on the farm with my two horses.
Early 20th century: rhyming slang.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.