Meaning of croweater in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkrəʊˌiːtə/


informal Australian
  • A South Australian.

    • ‘Queensland became Bananaland in 1880, South Australia became the home of the croweaters in 1881, Melbourne became Marvellous Melbourne in 1885, and Adelaide became the city of churches in 1873.’
    • ‘Two centremen had 22 disposals each, the only croweaters with more than 20 touches.’
    • ‘In fact the croweaters manage to stretch it out over a bloody week.’
    • ‘But perhaps they were only following the example set at Moron Park last Friday, as the feral croweaters served up their own unique brand of extreme jingoism, as only croweaters can.’
    • ‘Not that this would have made the bitter pill of defeat any easier to swallow for the croweaters, whose pain would have been exacerbated still further by the realisation that their demise had been masterminded - and, to a large extent, effected - by a former Sturt player.’