strine

strine

[strahyn]
noun Informal.
Australian English.

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

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Strine (straɪn)
 
n
a humorous transliteration of Australian pronunciation, as in Gloria Soame for glorious home
 
[C20: a jocular rendering, coined by Alastair Morrison, of the Australian pronunciation of Australian]

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