Definition of bevan in English:

bevan

noun

Australian
derogatory, informal
  • (in Queensland) an uncouth or unsophisticated person, regarded as being of low social status.

    ‘I instantly think someone is a bevan if I see them spitting’
    • ‘For me, there's a distinction between bogans and bevans.’
    • ‘He decided it was a total bevan-style piece of rubbish.’
    • ‘Bevans are generally more focussed on motorsports.’
    • ‘A group of Bevans has been seen around Browns Plains.’
    lout, boor, oaf, clown, churl, yokel, bumpkin, country bumpkin, village idiot, provincial, barbarian
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Origin

1980s: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

bevan

/ˈbɛvən/