Definition of yorga in English:

yorga

noun

Australian
  • A woman, especially an Aboriginal woman.

    ‘their mother told them he met a yorga’
    • ‘A warrior and a yorga began a relationship that was 'wrong'—she was promised to another and the warrior was not ready to have a proper wife.’
    • ‘The dancers retired and out came the guitars and squeezebox and raspy male voices harmonised with the yorgas' sweet vocals.’
    • ‘Their mother had told them he met a yorga.’
    • ‘"Where's all the yorgas?" he asked with a grin.’
    • ‘You oughta get your hair cut; you're startin' to look like a yorga.’
    lady, girl, member of the fair sex, member of the gentle sex, female
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Origin

Early 20th century: from Nyungar (an Aboriginal language).

Pronunciation

yorga

/ˈjɔːɡə/