aussie battler


aussie battler
Australian Slang
typical member of the working class in Australia

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Aussie battler — The term Aussie Battler is an Australian colloquialism referring to ordinary or working class individuals who persevere through their commitments despite adversity [http://www.anu.edu.au/andc/res/aus words/aewords/aewords ab.php#battler… …   Wikipedia

  • Aussie battler — typical member of the working class in Australia …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • little Aussie battler — In Australia a bbattler is a person who struggles for a livelihood, and who displays great determination in so doing. This sense is first recorded in 1896 in a Henry Lawson story. Such a person is now often described as a little Aussie battler, a …   Australian idioms

  • Little Aussie battler — typical member of the working class in Australia …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • battler — /ˈbætlə / (say batluh) noun 1. someone who struggles continually and persistently against heavy odds: *Only a battler such as Bob could live here in this wet land and ever hope to survive. –w.e. harney, 1947. 2. a conscientious worker, especially …   Australian English dictionary

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