bloody galah

Australian Slang
silly person; fool

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Bloody galah — silly person; fool …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • galah — The word galah is a borrowing into Australian English from the Aboriginal Yuwaalaraay language of northern New South Wales. In early records it is variously spelt as galar, gillar, gulah, etc. It is first recorded in 1862 in J. McKinlay s Journal …   Australian idioms

  • Galah — loud, rudely behaved person; an irresponsible, erratic male; show off; fool, named after the bird of the same name which flies south in the winter a bloody silly thing to do in the Southern Hemisphere; grey and pink noisy parrot …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • galah — I Australian Slang loud, rudely behaved person; an irresponsible, erratic male; show off; fool, named after the bird of the same name which flies south in the winter a bloody silly thing to do in the Southern Hemisphere; grey and pink noisy… …   English dialects glossary

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