Entry from British & World English dictionary
nounAustralian /NZ informal, derogatory
An uncouth or unsophisticated person regarded as being of low social status: some bogans yelled at us from their cars my family are culinary bogans
More example sentences
- At Balclutha I stopped to photograph the river, watched by a bogan with a pick-up truck.
- These guys aren't your clichéd leather-clad bogans.
- Maybe I've been just as blinkered as the bogans out on the northern suburbs whose radio dial has been frozen solid on the classic rock station since 1983.
1980s: perhaps from the surname Bogan.
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