swagman

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noun swag·man \ˈswag-mən\

Definition of swagman

chiefly Australia

  1. :  drifter; especially :  one who carries a swag when traveling

Examples of swagman in a Sentence

  1. the swagman who roams through the outback is a mythic figure in Australia

First Known Use of swagman

1851



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