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1The English language as spoken by Australians; the Australian accent, especially when considered striking or uneducated.
- ‘On this week's program, Bruce Shapiro explains and demonstrates the differences between speaking Strine and Speaking American.’
- ‘Today's interesting URL is the blog of a paramedic, or in Strine, an Ambo.’
- ‘What knowledge I possess of the intricacies of Strine may fairly be blamed on this small volume.’
- ‘I must tell you about this because I took a little break in Penang and these nine ladies were having breakfast, and it was pure Strine.’
- 1.1An Australian.
Relating to Australians or Australian English.‘he spoke with a broad Strine accent’
- ‘Ex-Tampa families will soon have Strine accents and vocabularies.’
- ‘The only difference was that the American update came as an ‘embassy notice’ while ours was its Strine equivalent, an ‘embassy bulletin’.’
- ‘I bought it because it's Strine, because it's reasonably priced, and because it doesn't seem to have any inherently emetic properties.’
1960s: representing the pronunciation of Australian in Strine.
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