down under

adverb or adjective

often capitalized D&U
: to or in Australia or New Zealand

Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of down under was in 1886

Dictionary Entries Near down under

down-twister

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Down Under

Cite this Entry

“Down under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20under. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Down Under

geographical name

Australia or New Zealand
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