swaggie

/ (ˈswæɡɪ) /

noun

Australian and NZ slang short for swagman

Nearby words

  1. swagger,
  2. swagger coat,
  3. swagger stick,
  4. swaggering,
  5. swaggeringly,
  6. swagman,
  7. swahili,
  8. swain,
  9. swainson's hawk,
  10. swainson's thrush

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Examples from the Web for swaggie

  • Norah and I were a bit scared about the swaggie, and wondered what he'd try to do; but Dad only laughed at us.

    A Little Bush Maid|Mary Grant Bruce
  • She said she would; but a heavy-weight "swaggie" could have come in and sat on her and had a smoke without waking her.

    Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson