Chigga

(Tasmania, derogatory) person from the Hobart suburb of Chigwell, viewed as uncultured (see: "Bogan")

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • chigga — Australian Slang (Tasmania, derogatory) person from the Hobart suburb of Chigwell, viewed as uncultured (see: Bogan ) …   English dialects glossary

  • chigga — chig·ga …   English syllables

  • chigga — /ˈtʃɪgə/ (say chiguh) noun → chigger2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • chigga — noun see chigger …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bogan — The term bogan (pronEng|ˈboʊgən, rhyming with slogan ) is Australian and New Zealand English slang, usually pejorative, for a person who is, or is perceived to be, of a lower class background. According to the stereotype, the speech and… …   Wikipedia

  • Bogan — 1. fool; idiot; 2. (WA, Tasmania) lout or hooligan, especially of a particular social group noted for wearing black shirt and jeans. In Hobart equivalent to a Chigga (probably from Bogan a river in NSW) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bogan — Australian Slang 1. fool; idiot; 2. (WA, Tasmania) lout or hooligan, especially of a particular social group noted for wearing black shirt and jeans. In Hobart equivalent to a Chigga (probably from Bogan a river in NSW) …   English dialects glossary

  • chigger — I. /ˈtʃɪgə/ (say chiguh) noun 1. the parasitic larva of certain kinds of mites, which causes severe itching when attached to the skin; the young of the harvest mite. 2. → chigoe. {alteration of chigoe} II. /ˈtʃɪgə/ (say chiguh) noun Tasmania… …   Australian English dictionary


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