australian adjective

Australian Slang
bloody

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Australian adjective — bloody …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Great Australian adjective — the word bloody , used as an intensifier signifying approval, as in bloody beauty , or disapproval, as in bloody bastard ; once ubiquitous in Australian colloquial speech …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • great australian adjective — Australian Slang the word bloody , used as an intensifier signifying approval, as in bloody beauty , or disapproval, as in bloody bastard ; once ubiquitous in Australian colloquial speech …   English dialects glossary

  • Australian — I. /əsˈtreɪljən / (say uhs traylyuhn), /ɒs / (say os ) adjective 1. of or relating to Australia. –noun 2. a person native to or resident in Australia: *There is no longer any single simple answer to the question of what it is to be an Australian …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Australian — noun (C) someone from Australia Australian adjective: Australian English …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Australian — ► NOUN ▪ a person from Australia. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Australia. ORIGIN from Latin Terra Australis the southern land , the name of the supposed southern continent …   English terms dictionary

  • Australian Shepherd — Infobox Dog breed image caption = Red Australian Shepherd status = LC name = Australian Shepherd nickname = Aussie Shepherd [ [http://www.trainpetdog.com/Australian Shepherd/about australian shepherd.html Australian Shepherd: Origin, Personality …   Wikipedia

  • Australian Aboriginal languages — Group of perhaps 250 languages spoken by the one to two million native inhabitants of Australia before the beginning of European conquest in 1788. More than half are now extinct; of the remainder, only about 20, mostly in the North Territory and… …   Universalium

  • Australian — 1. noun a) A person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent. b) A person from the continent of Australia. 2. adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or Australian languages. See Also …   Wiktionary

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