[aw-see, or, esp. British, oz-ee, aw-zee]

Origin of Aussie

First recorded in 1890–95; Aus(tralian) + -ie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aussie

Contemporary Examples of aussie

Historical Examples of aussie

  • Gus Krinsley had said: "I'm a lost soul down there, Aussie."

    The Brain

    Alexander Blade

British Dictionary definitions for aussie


adjective, noun
  1. an informal word for Australian, (rare) Australia
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Word Origin and History for aussie



short for Australian (n.) or Australia, attested from 1917.

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