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sundowner

noun sun·down·er \-ˌda-nər\

Definition of SUNDOWNER

1
[from his habit of arriving at a place where he hopes to obtain food and lodging too late to do any work] Australian :  hobo, tramp
2
chiefly British :  a drink taken at sundown

Examples of SUNDOWNER

  1. <sundowners showing up at a sheep station looking for work>

First Known Use of SUNDOWNER

1868

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