Origin of stingaree
First recorded in 1830–40
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for stingaree
Historical Examples of stingaree
"It's Stingaree," he said, drawing a breath through his teeth.
"Quite right, Sir Julian; let the blood run into them," said Stingaree.
A bank's a bank, and Stingaree hasna stuck one up since he took to his trade.
Stingaree was still seated in the narrowing shade of his own tent.
Stingaree's were the wider open, and in an instant the less stern.
British Dictionary definitions for stingaree
US, Canadian and Australian a popular name for the stingray
Word Origin for stingaree
C19: variant of stingray
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