Associations to the word «Australian»


AUSTRALIAN, noun. A person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent.
AUSTRALIAN, noun. A person from the continent of Australia.
AUSTRALIAN, noun. A language of the country or continent of Australia; Australian (Australian English).
AUSTRALIAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or Australian languages.
AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL, proper noun. The group of languages comprising several language families and isolates native to Australia and a few nearby islands, but by convention excluding Tasmania.
AUSTRALIAN BALLOT, noun. The secret ballot system of voting in which voting is done in private on a state-issued ballot and ballots incorrectly marked set aside as invalid.
AUSTRALIAN BALLOTS, noun. Plural of Australian ballot
AUSTRALIAN BEAR, noun. (archaic) A koala.
AUSTRALIAN BEARS, noun. Plural of Australian bear
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY, proper noun. Federal territory in south-eastern Australia in which the country's capital Canberra is located.
AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOG, noun. A breed of herding dog developed in Australia for controlling cattle. Varieties include the Queensland Heeler, Blue Heeler, and Red Heeler.
AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOGS, noun. Plural of Australian Cattle Dog
AUSTRALIAN CRAWL, noun. (US) the front crawl swimming stroke.
AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR, noun. The official currency of Australia.
AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS, noun. Plural of Australian dollar
AUSTRALIAN EASTERN STANDARD TIME, proper noun. The timezone used in eastern Australia of GMT+10:00 comprised of 4 states. Queensland is the only state to remain constant through daylight savings time while the others transition to GMT+11:00.
AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH, proper noun. The form of the English language used in Australia
AUSTRALIAN MAGPIE, noun. A species of magpie-like bird native to Australia and southern New Guinea, Cracticus tibicen.
AUSTRALIAN MIST, noun. A medium size, short-haired domestic cat breed originating in Australia.
AUSTRALIAN MISTS, noun. Plural of Australian Mist
AUSTRALIAN PELICAN, noun. A species of pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, found primarily in Australia and New Guinea.
AUSTRALIAN PELICANS, noun. Plural of Australian pelican
AUSTRALIAN PITCHER PLANT, noun. Alternative form of Western Australian pitcher plant
AUSTRALIAN PITCHER PLANTS, noun. Plural of Australian pitcher plant
AUSTRALIAN PLAINHEAD, noun. A breed of domestic canary that was created for show purposes.
AUSTRALIAN PLAINHEADS, noun. Plural of Australian plainhead
AUSTRALIAN RHYMING SLANG, noun. The set of slang expressions used by Australians in which a word or phrase is replaced by a rhyming word or phrase, this word or phrase then often being abbreviated to its first syllable or syllables, or its first word. Examples include bag of fruit, joe blake, and Noah's ark. Much Australian rhyming slang overlaps with the rhyming slang of the UK, the US and NZ.
AUSTRALIAN RULES, noun. Australian rules football.
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL, noun. A variety of football devised in Australia.
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD, noun. A type of herding dog originating in areas around and in California.
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERDS, noun. Plural of Australian Shepherd
AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE, proper noun. Auslan; the sign language of the Australian deaf community.
AUSTRALIAN WHITE IBIS, noun. Threskiornis moluccus, a species of wading bird of the ibis family, Threskiornithidae, which is widespread across much of Australia and has a predominantly white plumage with a bare, black head, long downcurved bill and black legs.

Dictionary definition

AUSTRALIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Australia.
AUSTRALIAN, noun. The Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines.
AUSTRALIAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants or its languages; "Australian deserts"; "Australian aborigines".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope