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Aussie[1] or Ozzie[2] is Australian slang for an Australian and less commonly, Australia.[3][4][5][6][7] Aussie
Aussie
can be used in the form of an adjective,[8] noun,[9][10] or proper noun.

Contents

1 Pronunciation 2 Ethnic usage 3 Chants 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Pronunciation[edit] In Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland, the word is pronounced /ˈɒzi/ OZ-ee, with a /z/;[4] however, in the United States, it is most often pronounced /ˈɔːsi/ AW-see with a /s/.[11][12][13] Pronouncing the word with an /s/ in place of the /z/ is considered by Australians
Australians
to be a canonically American error. Ethnic usage[edit] Aussie
Aussie
is used defensively by some Australians
Australians
as a term of identification for people and as a nickname for the traditional cultural group (of Anglo-Celtic descent).[14] Chants[edit]

Aussie
Aussie
Aussie
Aussie
Aussie, Oi Oi Oi C'mon Aussie
Aussie
C'mon, an Australian cricket anthem.

See also[edit]

Bloke#Australian bloke The bush#Australia Down Under Kiwi Brit Yankee Canuck

References[edit]

^ "What does AUSSIE mean? - AUSSIE Definition - Meaning of AUSSIE". InternetSlang.com. Retrieved 2017-02-25.  ^ Ric Partridge: The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: J-Z. Taylor & Francis, 2006, ISBN 9780415259385, S. 1431 ^ Ihaka, James (15 August 2013). "Going to Aussie? Think again". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 14 May 2013.  ^ a b Macquarie Dictionary 5th Edition. Macmillan Publishers Australia. 2010. ISBN 9781876429669.  ^ "C'mon Aussie: cricket anthem reprised to get bums on seats". Smh.com.au. 2009-11-27. Retrieved 2017-02-25.  ^ Kennett, Jeff (11 November 2011). "C'mon Aussie, let's grow up". Herald Sun. Retrieved 22 February 2014.  ^ Wall, Mick (2012). AC/DC: Hell Aint a Bad Place to Be. London: Orion Publishing group. ISBN 978-1-4091-1535-9.  ^ " Aussie
Aussie
definition and meaning". Collins English Dictionary. Retrieved 2017-02-25.  ^ " Aussie
Aussie
Define Aussie
Aussie
at". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 2017-02-25.  ^ " Aussie
Aussie
Definition of Aussie
Aussie
by Merriam-Webster". Merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 2017-02-25.  ^ Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., 1961 (repr. 2002). ^ MSN Encarta Dictionary, North American edition. [1] Retrieved on 7 June 2007. Archived 2009-10-31. ^ Webster's New World College Dictionary, Wiley, 2004. ^ Hirst, John (2005). Sense and Nonsense in Australian History. Black Inc. Agenda. pp. 11–13. ISBN 0-9750769-9-X. 

External links[edit]

AussiEmoji - express the dail

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