Definition of this side of the black stump in English:

this side of the black stump

phrase

Australian
informal
  • In the world known to the speaker.

    ‘he turned out to be one of the best blokes this side of the black stump’
    • ‘The greatest navigator and rum stirrer this side of the Black Stump passed away in 1817.’
    • ‘He's the best champagne cocktail man this side of the black stump, or so he tells me.’
    • ‘He is the most egotistical, shameless liar this side of the black stump.’
    • ‘They are the most hideous suburban housing developments this side of the black stump.’
    • ‘The sign boasted that it was the last pub this side of the Black Stump.’
    • ‘Here's the pub that serves the absolutely best meals this side of the Black Stump.’
    • ‘If you have some prize-winning pickles, nifty needlework, or the best looking fleeces this side of the Black Stump, consider entering in the show.’
    • ‘He said he would write a letter to every politician this side of the black stump.’
    • ‘They are the biggest bunch of thieving scumbags this side of the black stump!’
    • ‘There were no housekeepers to be found this side of the black stump.’