Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
nouninformal New Zealand
Used as a familiar term of address for a boy or man.
- ‘I'll hopefully catch up with some of you fullas too’
- ‘I've been doing this since I was a young fulla.’
- ‘There's this shared pride at how far the little fulla has come.’
- ‘This bloody fulla was running alongside me.’
- ‘His father was the "old fulla when Tui was the young fulla" at the trucking depot.’
- ‘Actually, he's a good fulla.’
- ‘The teammate of his was just a young fulla.’
- ‘They say things like 'this brown fulla's excelling in individual sport'.’
- ‘This fulla has a degree, isn't that amazing!’
- ‘They'd be knocking down this fulla's door, fistful of pingas in one hand and the red carpet in the other.’
- ‘Young and old come up to me and say, you're that fulla off the ad.’
1970s a corruption of fellow.
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