Definition of booner in English:

booner

noun

Australian
derogatory, informal
  • An uncouth or unsophisticated person, regarded as being of low social status.

    ‘the place is a magnet for sleazebags and booners of every description’
    • ‘He gets me a residence pass, which allows me to cruise around the track when all the booners are off getting legless.’
    • ‘I knew some booners in high school and college—they are the ones who wear desert boots, flannelette shirts, and jeans.’
    • ‘Recently I read a poll asking where all the booners lived in my fair city.’
    • ‘I don't think being a booner is so much about how you look, but how you act—racist, stupid, sexist, along with the associated clothing.’
    • ‘The stereotypical booner is often described as someone who is uncouth and rough when it comes to social niceties.’
    • ‘Putting stupid booners on TV reveals them as stupid booners.’
    • ‘It's about a future in which savage Australian booners drive fast and fight furiously to get enough gasoline in order to drive and fight to steal more gas.’
    • ‘If it is anything like the place in my neck of the woods, it would be full of booners drinking port out of middy glasses.’
    • ‘Among the enemies of a skater are booners—the guys mainly have long hair and wear Metallica shirts, and the girls wear tight black jeans, flannelette shirts, and Ugg boots.’
    • ‘Like her male counterpart, the female booner smokes, swears, and drinks until she vomits.’
    lout, boor, oaf, clown, churl, yokel, bumpkin, country bumpkin, village idiot, provincial, barbarian
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Origin

1980s: perhaps derived from boondocks.

Pronunciation

booner

/ˈbuːnə/