- a term used to refer to an Aborigine of Australia.
Also black·fel·la [blak-fel-uh] /ˈblækˌfɛl ə/.
Origin of blackfellow
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Examples from the Web for blackfellow
"Only got 'em one yarramen," said the blackfellow nonchalantly.The Moving Finger
Then, continuing our ride, we reached the Blackfellow's Cave about mid-day.Sheilah McLeod
"It's a blackfellow's word, meaning stomach," said the old lady.An Outback Marriage
Andrew Barton Paterson
"Master said I take him Yarraman along-a-paddock," whined the blackfellow.Missing Friends
She had not seen any like the acting Blackfellow at her cottage home.Dot and the Kangaroo
Ethel C. Pedley