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booner

(ˈbuːnə) or

boon

n
(Peoples) derogatory Austral a young working-class person from Canberra
[C20: of unknown origin]
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Luck is defined as success or failure brought about by one's own actions; sure, anyone can stumble into the woods and kill a Booner occasionally (actually, rarely), but the notion that big-buck killers consistently get lucky is wrong, plain and simple.
The Booner was quartering toward me, but I knew I couldn't wait for a perfect broadside shot.
(11.) Thomas Neville Booner, Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany and the United States, 1750-1945 (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), 63-70.
Kim Booner said she gave up a 20-year career in the fashion industry to realize her dream of becoming a teacher, relocating from New York to Virginia.
(8) In my lifetime, I've also noticed bogan gradually taking over from older, regionally specific terms such as bevan in Brisbane, chigger in Flobart and booner in Canberra.
| BILLY 'Booner' Lewis, one of Cardiff's finest all-round sportsmen, sadly passed away last week.
Assists-Florida 12 (Booner, Walsh, Nelson, Hamilton, Roberson 2), Mississippi St.
Which means that, Booner or later, the company is probably destined to die the same lingering death as all of its electronic predecessors.