From swag(man) + -ie.
swaggie (plural swaggies)
- (Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) A swagman.
- 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber & Faber 2003, p. 40:
- The swaggie shifted on his heels. His attitude was uncertain.
2015, Patricia Grace, Chappy, ISBN 9780143572398, page 25:
- Gentry or not, the swaggies would go from place to place in the hope of being given work, a meal and somewhere to sleep.