Aus·​sie ˈȯ-sē How to pronounce Aussie (audio)
 British and Australian usually  ˈȯ-zē
: a native or inhabitant of Australia

Examples of Aussie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite inflation and the rising cost of living, Aussie and Kiwi music fans flocked to shows. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 23 Nov. 2023 Until recently, Australian lines, like True North and Coral Expeditions, catered nearly exclusively to Aussie travelers. Janice Wald Henderson, Travel + Leisure, 17 Nov. 2023 The Aussie hip-hop artist was nominated for Album of the Year, Best Solo Artist, Best Hip-Hop/Rap Release, Best Video, Best Independent Release, Best Engineered Release, and Best Produced Release. Alexandra Koster,, 15 Nov. 2023 Members can terrify themselves with the ‘Australian Nightmares’ collection exploring the best of Aussie horror or delve into the ‘All Out Ozploitation’ collection showcasing genre films from the 1970s and 1980s. Patrick Frater, Variety, 14 Nov. 2023 Then, boom: The two blonds with anatomically impossible proportions met eyes, setting off a love affair that has gone on without a hitch ever since — except for that time Barbie briefly dumped him in 2004 for Blaine, a boogie-boarding Aussie. María Luisa Paúl, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2023 The Aussie pop star, 28, shared a carousel featuring screenshots of his reaction over FaceTime and a post on X about his nominations. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 From return bidders to bonafide Aussie celebs, this year's auctions are set to be entertaining, to say the least. Keryn Donnelly,, 30 Oct. 2023 How did two Aussie brothers become obsessed with 1970s American late-night television? Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History


Australian + -ie

First Known Use

circa 1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aussie was circa 1910

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“Aussie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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