Dingo

1. Australian native dog, tawny-yellow in colour;
2. cunning bad person; contemptible person; coward;
3. one who shirks responsibility or evades difficult situations;
4. intoned with equal emphasis on the syllables it is the negative response to the question "Jeggoda?": "Jeggoda the tennis?" - "Nar, dingo. Sorten TV";
5. when the emphasis is on the first syllable, the word becomes aparliamentary term of mild reproof;
6. act in a cowardly manner;
7. shirk, evade, or avoid;
8. spoil or ruin

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dingo — dingo …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • dingo — DÍNGO s.m. invar. Specie de câine sălbatic din Australia. (Canis dingo) – Din fr. dingo. Trimis de ana zecheru, 12.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  díngo s. m. invar. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DÍNGO m …   Dicționar Român

  • Dingo — (Neuholländischer Hund, Canis australis, C. Dingo), Art der Gattung Hund, Schwanz lang, gerade, stark haarig, Ohren aufrecht, spitzig; dicht behaart, doch nicht langhaarig; so groß wie ein Wolf, begleitet die wilden Neuholländer, bellt u. knurrt… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dingo — Dingo, Warragal (Canis dingo Shaw [Tafel: Australische Tierwelt, 14]), verwilderte Hundeart Australiens, von der Größe eines starken Schäferhundes, sonst fuchsähnlich, den Schafherden gefährlich …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • dingo — dȉngo (dȉngos) m <G a> DEFINICIJA zool. australski divlji pas (Canis dingo) ETIMOLOGIJA egz. (austral.aboridž.) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • dingo — dingo* {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}ZOB. pies dingo {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • dingo — sustantivo masculino 1. (macho y hembra) Canis dingo. Mamífero australiano, parecido a un perro salvaje, de mediano tamaño, pelo corto de color amarillento o rojizo, con las partes inferiores blancas y cola poblada …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • dingo — [diŋ′gō] n. pl. dingoes [native name] the Australian wild dog (Canis dingo), usually tawny in color, with short, pointed ears and a bushy tail …   English World dictionary

  • Dingo — Din go, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A wild dog found in Australia, but supposed to have introduced at a very early period. It has a wolflike face, bushy tail, and a reddish brown color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dingo — Dingo, s. Hund …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • dingo — 1789, Native Australian name, from Dharruk (language formerly spoken in the area of Sydney) /din go/ tame dog, though the English used it to describe wild Australian dogs. Bushmen continue to call the animal by the Dharruk term /warrigal/ wild… …   Etymology dictionary


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