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t'other +‎ side +‎ -er


  • IPA(key): /ˌtʌðə(ɹ)ˈsaɪdə(ɹ)/


t'othersider (plural t'othersiders)

  1. (Australia, Western Australia, informal) A person from the eastern states of Australia.
    • 1963, Clinton Hartley Grattan, The Southwest Pacific Since 1900: A Modern History:
      The first Labor premier of Western Australia was Henry Daglish (1866-1920), a Victorian t'othersider, ...
    • 1972, David Mossenson, State Education in Western Australia, 1829-1960:
      Among the t'othersider teachers Victorians predominated, as they did among newcomers in general.
    • 2008, Janina Trotman, Girls Becoming Teachers: An Historical Analysis of Western Australian Women Teachers, 1911-1940:
      Mabel Guy was also born in the Goldfields in 1908, but unlike the other women in the group, her father was not a 't'othersider'34: he was born in Pinjarra, in the state's southwest, and was a postmaster.