Definition of gumsucker in English:

gumsucker

noun

Australian
informal
  • A native-born Australian, as distinct from an immigrant.

    ‘there is a forwardness among our youthful gumsuckers’
    • ‘He was of middle height, slight enough for a gumsucker, but well made.’
    • ‘Gumsuckers tried to turn Eucalyptus into a patriotic emblem.’
    • ‘The gumsuckers were a happy lot of campers when the first state secondary school flung open its doors to knock some learnin' into some skulls.’
    • ‘He believed only gumsuckers like himself could see the beauty of Australia's 'own great tree' and look on it with pride.’
    • ‘'Good on the Maori,' murmered the Gumsucker.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: apparently from the early settlers' habit of chewing the gum of native trees.

Pronunciation

gumsucker

/ˈɡʌmsʌkə/