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Definition of "bogan" [bogan]

  • A person perceived to be unsophisticated or of a lower class background. (noun)
  • Something of poor quality. (noun)
  • An Anglo-Celtic member of a lower socioeconomic group, stereotypically classified as wearing black jumpers or black concert T-shirts. (noun)
  • A petrolhead. (noun)
  • An aboriginal person perceived as having gangster ties. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bogan" in a sentence
  • ""Including the word bogan in a campaign like this will only reinforce a negative message in people's minds.""
  • "She calls herself a "bogan" - the Australian term for"
  • "I'd never heard the word 'bogan' until recently – or at least was never conscious of it – and now I hear it about 47 times a day."