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reffo

[ ref-oh ]
/ ˈrɛf oʊ /
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noun, plural ref·fos.Australian Informal.
an immigrant, especially one who has been in Australia only a short time.
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Origin of reffo

First recorded in 1940–45; ref(ugee) + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for reffo

reffo
/ (ˈrɛfəʊ) /

noun plural reffos
Australian slang an offensive name for a European refugee after World War II
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