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 The men’s half figures more competitive, with Carlos Alcaraz a narrow bet-pick over reigning champ Novak Djokovic and Aussie winner Jannik Sinner. Greg Cote, Miami Herald, 26 May 2024 All the stunt performers — racing about in the Aussie desert on motorcycles, jumping on and off tank-like vehicles, and dangling off cliffs and ledges — more than earn their paychecks. Randy Myers, The Mercury News, 22 May 2024 Outback Steakhouse: Special menu items, available through Sunday, include a filet topped with roasted garlic shrimp, a filet with Aussie Cab onion and seasoned butter, and a Mum’s Peach Bellini. Shelby Slade, The Arizona Republic, 10 May 2024 Read More About: Jump to Comments ‘Force of Nature: The Dry 2’ Review: Eric Bana Returns in a Complicated Second Aussie Mystery Reviewed online, May 5, 2024. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 9 May 2024 Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey will exec produce alongside Berg, Countee, Aussie F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo and Amy Solomon. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 May 2024 Late: Thomas Yassmin – Utah The Aussie was one of the most fun prospects to watch, as his rugby background was undeniable on film. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 23 Apr. 2024 Turns out, the vintage scene is thriving in the Aussie town. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 22 Apr. 2024 Our advice: embrace the vulnerability; press play on the Aussie singer’s 1997 debut single and get real comfortable down there. Shannon Carlin, TIME, 19 Apr. 2024

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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 17 Jun. 2024.

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