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Definition of "strine" []

  • A humorous transliteration of Australian pronunciation, as in Gloria Soame for glorious home (noun)

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Use "strine" in a sentence
  • "Australia upon a lucky nation of the same name, bonzer box office boffo was made by They're a Weird Mob, the tale of a hapless Italian immigrant who finds himself bamboozled by the 'strine' lingo and crude culture of mid-century Sydney. ""
  • "Fuck off with your sofa units and strine green stripe patterns, I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let … lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may. alupa"
  • "It was the #2 film of the fest of @tomflem as well as saying "I don't speak or understand 'strine so there were times when I longed for subtitles", hahah, aw."
  • "As for the meaning of ‘pedestrine’, it is a noun, which I believe refers to any individual who walks in a particularly Australian way, not dissimilar to those who indulge in that particularly Australian way of talking, ‘strine’."
  • "Perhaps I feel the need to reinforce my Australianity by talking strine."