Definition of kerosene fridge in English:

kerosene fridge

noun

Australian
  • A small refrigerator powered by the burning of kerosene.

    ‘I couldn't get the kerosene fridge to work properly’
    • ‘The very fortunate, who had been able to save money before they arrived, bought a kerosene fridge.’
    • ‘The kerosene fridge had to be filled each week and the wick cleaned.’
    • ‘Soon, a kerosene fridge stood in their kitchen, taking the place of the old ice chest.’
    • ‘He would marvel at how a little fire in the bottom of a kerosene fridge could cause things above it to cool.’
    • ‘Because we had a kerosene fridge, Mum would also make ice-cream.’