From tool (“obnoxious person”) + -ie, influenced by schoolie.
toolie (plural toolies)
- (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:
- 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:
- Maybe they were toolies!
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:toolie.