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Definition of "antipodean" []

  • Diametrically opposed (adjective)
  • Relating to the antipodes, or situated at opposite sides of the Earth (adjective)
  • Of, or pertaining to, Australia or New Zealand (adjective)
  • An inhabitant of the antipodes. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "antipodean" in a sentence
  • "Don’t leave the theater quite yet, kids, because there I am popping up next to Shrimp on the plane to New Zealand, giving him some snarky comment about not letting him get to see the flip side of the universe without me, and blessings on the screenwriter for throwing the word antipodean into the final dialogue before the big screen kiss."
  • "I assumed that the claim to be "antipodean" was subversive, refusing to adopt the perspective from the Northern hemisphere as normative..."
  • "Then, indeed, does the tuckered sylph come out in fairy form and proceed with joy under cousinly escort to the exhausted old assembly – room, fourteen heavy miles off, which, during three hundred and sixty – four days and nights of every ordinary year, is a kind of antipodean lumber – room full of old chairs and tables upside down."
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