Aussie battler


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Aussie battler

n
(Sociology) informal Austral an Australian working-class person. Also called: little Aussie battler
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The Aussie battler received a code violation for an audible obscenity and tried to have a line judge removed after getting foot-faulted.
With the West Indies behind in the series and on the verge of losing a first rubber in 15 years, it only took a verbal taunt by the Aussie battler for the big fast bowler to approach him menacingly.
YOUNG Aussie battler Robert Branford (pictured) has become the third rider to be awarded a team place by Redcar Bears for 2012.
A bagpipe loving pig, three escaped criminals and a generous Sultan donating much needed hay add to the mixed fortunes of this Aussie battler family.
The Aussie battler could push him close over the first couple of sets, though, and the 4-7 looks no more than fair.
If you've got a little more cash to splash, McGuigan Classic Grey Label Merlot 2007 (pounds 6.99 at Majestic) is a little Aussie battler with a lot of style.
This mockumentary homage to the ordinar), is re-purposed in service of national identity in "The Aussie Battler Personified: Why Everyone Loves Kenny." Here, Henk Huijser offers an in-depth reading of the ways in which the mockumentary style provides the perfect venue for advancing the cherished cultural myth of the white Australian working class male--the Aussie battler--as the fundamental class/gender basis of Australian national identity.
Scott McDonald 7 Little Aussie battler worked his tail off for the team.
AUSSIE battler Lleyton Hewitt kept his French Open dream alive as he came from behind again to gun down Jarko Nieminen.
Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing, the Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell, by Jonathan King (Wiley, 18.99 [pounds sterling]), is the story of how a young ANZAC who served in Gallipoli at the age of sixteen survived the ordeal and lived with his experiences to become a radicalised 'Aussie battler'; he died at the age of 103, in 2002.