1) adj
crazy, mad. There is a psychiatric hos-pital at Yarra Bend in the state of Victo-ria.
2) n
a stupid and/or obnoxious individual. This usage derives ultimately from the Yarra river, upon which Melbourne is situated, and refers either to the opacity of its water or, like the adjectival form, to a psychiatric hospital on its banks.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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