‘Kwaussie’ 2017 word of the year – Australian National Dictionary

‘Kwaussie’ named 2017 word of the year by Australian National Dictionary Centre

The word refers to a person who is a dual citizen of Australia and New Zealand, a New Zealander living in Australia, or a person of Australian and New Zealand descent.

One of its earliest citations labelled Russell Crowe a kwaussie, calling him “what you get when you cross a Kiwi who can’t decide whether they’re a Kiwi or an Aussie”.

Source: abc

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