reffo

reffo

(ˈrɛfəʊ)
n, pl reffos
slang Austral an offensive name for a European refugee after World War II
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Fay and Patty dismissively call Magda a 'continental' and a 'reffo' (short for 'refugee'); nominally Slovenian, she lays claim to a pan-European cultural sophistication that these naive Sydneysiders treat suspiciously but are ill equipped to challenge.
Reffo et al., "Speckle tracking in ALCAPA patients after surgical repair as predictor of residual coronary disease," Pediatric Cardiology, vol.
ViceChancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, BioVet Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Waqas and owner of the La Meccanica Italy Roberto Reffo signed the MoU at a ceremony held at UVAS here on Wednesday.
Costelli, P., Almendro, V., Figueras, M.T., Reffo, P., Penna, F., Aragno, M., Mastrocola, R., Boccuzzi, G., Busquets, S., Bonelli, G., Lopez Soriano, F.J., Argiles, J.M.
(32.) Mastrocola R, Reffo P, Penna F, Tomasinelli CE, Boccuzzi G, Baccino FM, Aragno M, Costelli P.
The consistent First Class, who is trained by Rae Guest for Brian Cooper and Elaine Reffo, had won his two previous races on Kempton's Polytrack, but had been running well on turf, and got the better of Hayek by a length and a quarter.
Space constraints prevent me showing how extensive this range of possibilities becomes, but the list attached to the second word, escapee, exemplifies how unhelpful the coverage is in providing neutral alternatives for refugee: noun absconder from public labour, absconder into the woods, absentee, absentee into the woods, absentee without leave, escaper, fleer, prison-breaker runaway, bolter, breakaway, ladino, stampeder truant, eloper dodger, absconder, bilker, eluder fugitive, boat people, reffo, refugee
If they made their way upstream into tunnels of jungle in a recycled Army Duck, a guide would certainly point out the unlikely dwelling that locals called Bartok's Belfry or Reffo Caste, though postcards in Port Douglas and Cairns identified the place, tongue in cheek, as Chateau Daintree.
First Class win for Reffo Rae Guest gave owner and former Racing Post secretary to the editor Elaine Reffo a perfect birthday present when First Class, whom she owns with Brian Cooper, won the first division of the 6f handicap and maintained the Newmarket trainer's impressive 2012 strikerate.
David Probert was always sitting pretty on the four-year-old in the concluding 1m1/2f handicap and she stretched clear in the colours of Jo Reffo for a twolength success.
Older people who had language difficulties and heavy accents tended to mix mainly with other refugees, who were often called 'bloody Reffos' and ridiculed.