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bullocky

[boo l-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.
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adjective
  1. Australian. pertaining to driving bullocks or managing cattle.
  2. resembling a bullock.
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Origin of bullocky

1880–85; bullock + -y1, subsequently nominalized
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Historical Examples of bullocky

  • 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

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

  • "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

  • Bullocky was now sprawling across the table, his great face hidden in the hirsute folds of his powerful arms.

    Denis Dent

    Ernest W. Hornung

  • The “bullocky” could drink rum in buckets, and was always given to use his fists.


British Dictionary definitions for bullocky

bullocky

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