noun Informal.

Australian English.

Origin of strine

1964; jocular representation of the supposed pronunciation of Australian by uneducated Australian speakers Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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