strine

[strahyn]

Origin of strine

1964; jocular representation of the supposed pronunciation of Australian by uneducated Australian speakers
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Strine

noun
  1. a humorous transliteration of Australian pronunciation, as in Gloria Soame for glorious home

Word Origin for Strine

C20: a jocular rendering, coined by Alastair Morrison, of the Australian pronunciation of Australian
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