Meaning of Sandgroper in English:




informal Australian
  • A Western Australian.

    • ‘As are Sandgropers Gareth and Robert.’
    • ‘Only now, after a season of raised eyebrows, are Melburnians getting wise to the Sandgropers' in-joke, and have now added to the challenge.’
    • ‘Moreover, the last time Western Australia had played Tasmania, at the previous year's Adelaide carnival, the Sandgropers had done virtually as they pleased all day en route to 113 point victory.’


Late 19th century so named because of the large amount of sand in Western Australia.