antipodean

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈæn.tɪp.əʊˌdɪi.ən/
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antipodean (not comparable)

  1. diametrically opposed
  2. relating to the antipodes, or situated at opposite sides of the Earth
  3. (informal) of, or pertaining to, Australia or New Zealand
    • 2000: Bill Bryson, In a Sunburned Country, pages 10-11:
      So there is a certain sense of achievement just in arriving in Australia—a pleasure and satisfaction to be able to step from the airport terminal into dazzling antipodean sunshine...

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Noun[edit]

antipodean (plural antipodeans)

  1. An inhabitant of the antipodes.

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