Definition of Sandgroper in English:

Sandgroper

noun

Australian
informal
  • A Western Australian.

    • ‘As are Sandgropers Gareth and Robert.’
    • ‘Moreover, the last time Western Australia had played Tasmania, at the previous year's Adelaide carnival, the Sandgropers had done virtually as they pleased all day en route to 113 point victory.’
    • ‘Only now, after a season of raised eyebrows, are Melburnians getting wise to the Sandgropers' in-joke, and have now added to the challenge.’

Origin

Late 19th century: so named because of the large amount of sand in Western Australia.

Pronunciation

Sandgroper