Definition of budgie smugglers in English:

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budgie smugglers

plural noun

Australian /NZ informal
Men’s brief, tight-fitting swimming trunks.
Example sentences
  • A couple of weeks ago one of the broadsheets published a photo of an aged Bob Hawke in his budgie smugglers.
  • Sticking to principles restricts my choice somewhat, given the bizarre popularity of "budgie smugglers" over here, which are themselves restrictive in a rather unpleasantly undignified way.
  • Tarzan, as we dubbed him, took to wearing the tiniest pair of purple budgie smugglers while sunbathing on his corrugated iron roof and keeping a pile of rocks handy to chuck at the kids as they walked past.

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