Coathanger

nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Coathanger — or coat hanger may refer to: Clothes hanger Coathanger (Australian rules football), a dangerous high tackle in Australian Rules Football Coathanger may also refer to: Brocchi s Cluster (astronomy), a random grouping of stars located in the… …   Wikipedia

  • coathanger — /ˈkoʊthæŋə/ (say kohthanguh) noun 1. a curved piece of wood, plastic, etc., with a hook attached, on which clothes are hung. 2. Rugby League an illegal high tackle, in which the player affecting the tackle strikes the opposing player in the head… …   Australian English dictionary

  • coathanger — Australian Slang nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge …   English dialects glossary

  • coathanger — see coat hanger …   English dictionary

  • coathanger — coatˈhanger noun A curved piece of wood, etc, with a hook, by which clothes may be hung and kept in shape • • • Main Entry: ↑coat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coathanger Antennae — Studio album by Diesel Released 17 June 2006 Recorded 2006 Genre Alternative rock …   Wikipedia

  • Coathanger (Australian rules football) — A coathanger is a dangerous high tackle in Australian rules football, Rugby League, and Rugby Union. It occurs when a running player is stopped by an arm to the chest or neck and usually gets knocked backward onto their back. This type of tackle… …   Wikipedia

  • coathanger shoulders — /koʊthæŋə ˈʃoʊldəz/ (say kohthanguh shohlduhz) plural noun the shoulders of an item of women s clothing styled to be markedly exaggerated in size, as by the use of large shoulder pads, often with the addition of flounces, puffs, or other design… …   Australian English dictionary

  • The Coathanger — the Sydney Harbour Bridge …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • the coathanger — Australian Slang the Sydney Harbour Bridge …   English dialects glossary


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