toolie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tool ‎(obnoxious person) +‎ -ie, influenced by schoolie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toolie ‎(plural toolies)

  1. (Australia, colloquial) An adult reveller who deliberately travels to a destination where schoolies congregate, often to solicit sex from the schoolies.
    • 2016 November 30, RMG, “ACA:  Schoolies week UNCUT!!”, in aus.tv, Usenet[1]:
      Perhaps you should go next year as a "toolie", and you'll get to see for yourself.
    • 2016 November 30, Kelpie, “Schoolies kids - stupidity”, in aus.tv, Usenet[2]:
      Maybe they were toolies!
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:toolie.