bushie

n
Australian
a provincial, rural or barbaric person; a yokel
'He thought the stereotype of the sporty, outdoorsy Australian began with the ro-mantic 19th century image created by artists like Banjo Paterson, who had tried to convince us that we were "bushies".' (Southern Cross magazine, July 1987)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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