Definition of yorga in English:

yorga

noun

Australian
  • A woman, especially an Aboriginal woman.

    ‘their mother told them he met a yorga’
    • ‘"Where's all the yorgas?" he asked with a grin.’
    • ‘Their mother had 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.’
    • ‘You oughta get your hair cut; you're startin' to look like a yorga.’
    • ‘The dancers retired and out came the guitars and squeezebox and raspy male voices harmonised with the yorgas' sweet vocals.’
    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/