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Strine
strayn
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Australian English, 1960s
1

The English language as spoken by Australians.

2

The Australian accent.

Examples of Strine in a sentence

“To American ears, Strine can sound like a foreign language.”

“If you head down to the beach, you’ll hear plenty of Strine from the surfers.”