sundowner


sun·down·er

noun \-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

Related to SUNDOWNER

Synonyms
bindle stiff, bum, bummer, hobo, tramp [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], swagman [chiefly Australian], vagabond, vagrant

Rhymes with SUNDOWNER

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