[ bool-uh-kee ]

noun,plural bul·lock·ies for 1. Australian.
  1. a bullock driver.

  2. the coarse language thought to be typical of a bullock driver.

  1. Australian. pertaining to driving bullocks or managing cattle.

  2. resembling a bullock.

Origin of bullocky

1880–85; bullock + -y1, subsequently nominalized

Words Nearby bullocky

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How to use bullocky in a sentence

  • Denis knew it must be bullocky's steed, and they had not to ask a question to gather that it was.

    Denis Dent | Ernest W. Hornung
  • "bullocky jump four miles," he informed us; from which we inferred that the sound of the bells would travel four miles.

    We of the Never-Never | Jeanie "Mrs. Aeneas" Gunn
  • Well, good or bad, your slow, plodding bullocky is the true pioneer.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut | Charles W. L. Bryde
  • The “bullocky” could drink rum in buckets, and was always given to use his fists.

  • I soon saw that nothing could be donePg 224 on the spot, and ordered it to continue its "bullocky" progress to the camp.

British Dictionary definitions for bullocky


/ (ˈbʊləkɪ) /

nounplural -ockies
  1. Australian and NZ informal the driver of a team of bullocks

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