Esky

large insulated food and drink container for picnics, barbecues etc.; cooler (Trademark; from 'esk(imo)' + -y)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • esky — es|ky [ eski ] noun count AUSTRALIAN a container used for keeping food and drinks cold, that you can carry around …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Esky — n. (pl. ies) Austral. propr. a portable insulated container for keeping food or drink cool. Etymology: prob. f. ESKIMO, with ref. to their cold climate …   Useful english dictionary

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