schoolies

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schoolies

  1. plural of schoolie
  2. (Australia) Clipping of schoolies week.
    • 2006, Noel Scott, Management of Tourism: Conformation to Whose Standards?, B. Prideaux, G. Moscardo, E. Laws (editors), Managing Tourism and Hospitality Services, Theory and International Applications, page 60,
      The history of Schoolies on the Gold Coast raises a number of issues related to the topic of this book.
    • 2007, John Chalmers, Byron Bay Taxis and Lunacies, page 76,
      Schoolies is a relatively new phenomenon in Australia. It happens once a year in November and December.
    • 2010, Daniel Prokop, Leaving Neverland: Why Little Boys Shouldn′t Run Big Corporations, page 217,
      Schoolies came about as a way for young people to come together to celebrate the end of high school, to fill the “What now?” void.