Aussie

Aussie

[aw-see, or, esp. British, oz-ee, aw-zee]
noun Informal.

Origin:
1890–95; Aus(tralian) + -ie

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Aussie (ˈɒzɪ)
 
adj, —n
Australian an informal word for Australia

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Aussie
short for Australian (n.) or Australia, attested from 1917.
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