[aw-see, or, esp. British, oz-ee, aw-zee]
- an Australian.
Origin of Aussie
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Examples from the Web for aussie
Which does she find scarier—the Aussie tabloids or Taliban marauders?CNN's Overnight Sydney Star
December 16, 2014
In the movie, Jonas is played by 25-year-old Aussie actor Brenton Thwaites.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans
August 15, 2014
You can imagine their reaction, then, when 25-year-old Aussie heartthrob Brenton Thwaites was hired to play 12-year-old Jonas.
When the 25-year-old Aussie was cast in the The Giver, fans freaked.
In 24 hours, the search area went from 18,000 square miles to 36 square miles all thanks to one piece of Aussie equipment.Ocean Shield, the Ship That Saved the Search for MH370
April 11, 2014
Gus Krinsley had said: "I'm a lost soul down there, Aussie."The Brain
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Word Origin and History for aussie
short for Australian (n.) or Australia, attested from 1917.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper