Australian

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See also: australian

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Australia +‎ -an.

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Noun[edit]

Australian (plural Australians)

  1. A person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 38:
      An Australian was once appointed on contract, but he swore too much.
  2. A person from the continent of Australia.
  3. A language of the country or continent of Australia; Australian (Australian English).
  4. (humorous) Upside-down.
    Australian scrolling
    Google's name for a style of scrolling with a mousepad in which the flicking direction is inverted in comparison to the "standard" style

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Adjective[edit]

Australian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or Australian languages.

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  • Strine (the Australian language, colloquial)

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Basque[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Australian

  1. inessive indefinite of Australia

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Australian

  1. genitive singular of Australia
    Australian pääkaupunkiterritorioAustralian Capital Territory