/ (ˈraʊsəˌbaʊt) /
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Australian and NZ an unskilled labourer in a shearing shedAlso called: roustabout
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Words nearby rouseabout
roup, roupy, Rourke, Rous, rouse, rouseabout, rouser, rousing, Rous sarcoma, Rousseau, Rousseauism
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How to use rouseabout in a sentence
The next morning, at breakfast-time, a rouseabout brought us a piece of paper which had been nailed to the sandal-tree.
From the rouseabout we found that Eversofar and Bingong were also gone.
Bill and Jim—shearer and rouseabout—sat at a table playing cards.Joe Wilson and His Mates|Henry Lawson
And presently I saw the little "tin" house where the out-station boss lived, and the tent I shared with my chum the "rouseabout."A Tramp's Notebook|Morley Roberts