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stingaree

[sting-uh-ree, sting-uh-ree]
noun
  1. a stingray.
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Origin of stingaree

First recorded in 1830–40
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Historical Examples of stingaree

  • "Quite right, Sir Julian; let the blood run into them," said Stingaree.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

  • A bank's a bank, and Stingaree hasna stuck one up since he took to his trade.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

  • "It's Stingaree," he said, drawing a breath through his teeth.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

  • Stingaree was still seated in the narrowing shade of his own tent.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

  • "You will now perceive the reason for so many days' delay," said Stingaree.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung


British Dictionary definitions for stingaree

stingaree

noun
  1. US, Canadian and Australian a popular name for the stingray
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Word Origin for stingaree

C19: variant of stingray
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