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adjective Australian.
  1. remarkable; wonderful.
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Origin of bonzer

First recorded in 1900–05; origin uncertain
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Historical Examples

  • I havent seen such a bonzer target to strafe since we was in Gllipoli.

    Grapes of wrath

    Boyd Cable

British Dictionary definitions for bonzer


  1. Australian and NZ slang, archaic excellent; very good
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Word Origin

C20: of uncertain origin; perhaps from bonanza
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