Definition of rouseabout in English:


Line breaks: rouse|about
Pronunciation: /ˈraʊzəbaʊt/

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Australian /NZ
  • An unskilled labourer or odd jobber on a farm, especially in a shearing shed.


mid 19th century: originally dialect in the sense 'rough bustling person', from the verb rouse.

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