Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun(in phrase on one's Pat Malone or pat) Australian /NZ informal
On one’s own.
- Travelling with my Aussie mates, we took turns to navigate, but now I'm on my Pat Malone again.
- Being all on my pat up there that evening somehow gave me the dingbats properly.
- Robyn then left the stage, leaving yours truly all on his Pat Malone.
Early 20th century: rhyming slang.
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