Definition of Major-Mitchell in English:

Major-Mitchell

(also majormitchell)

verb

Australian
informal
  • no object To pursue a zigzag course, originally as a method of exploration; to meander; to become lost.

Origin

1920s. From the name of Major Mitchell. Compare earlier Major-Mitchelling.

Pronunciation

Major-Mitchell

/ˌmeɪdʒə ˈmɪtʃəl/