Definition of jimmygrant in English:

jimmygrant

noun

NZ, Australian
derogatory, dated
  • An immigrant.

    ‘he'd explained to a jimmygrant that his colt had the strangles’
    • ‘You are also a “JimmyGrant”.’
    • ‘He'd derided his pretensions, stigmatizing him as a stuck up "Jimmygrant".’
    • ‘He's a little ginger jimmygrant.’
    • ‘This was a typical disgruntled Jimmygrant view of Australian history.’
    • ‘He'd explained to a "jimmygrant" that his colt had the strangles.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: rhyming slang for immigrant.

Pronunciation

jimmygrant

/ˈdʒɪmɪɡrənt/