perisher


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perisher

(ˈpɛrɪʃə)
n
informal old-fashioned Brit a rascal
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Noun1.perisher - bounder
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
blackguard, bounder, cad, hound, heel, dog - someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
Translations

perisher

(o.f.) [ˈperɪʃəʳ] N (Brit) → tío m
you little perisher!¡ay, tunante!

perisher

n (Brit inf) → Teufelsbraten m (inf)
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The Company's subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt.
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It's befitting perhaps that he met his wife of 33 years, Michelle, at Perisher Valley when she noticed his magnificent leap of faith while contesting an end of season club ski jumping event.
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It's virtually fool-proof,'' said David Perisher, manager at Molly Stone's Market in the upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood in San Francisco.
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