Australian An imaginary monster inhabiting swamps and lagoons.(noun)
Australian An imposter; a fake.(noun)
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Use "bunyip" in a sentence
"For Jimmy was no coward so long as he was not called upon to encounter the familiar demons of his people, the word bunyip being perhaps too often in his mouth."
"The bunyip is a water-filled hose with marked rulers on either end."
"Havock can you please shoot something and throw it to the bunyip?"