Durrie vs Darb - What's the difference?

durrie | darb | Synonyms |

Durrie is a synonym of darb.

In context|australia|slang|lang=en terms the difference between durrie and darb

is that durrie is (australia|slang) while darb is (australia|slang) a cigarette.

As nouns the difference between durrie and darb

is that durrie is (australia|slang) or durrie can be while darb is (australia|slang) a cigarette.



Etymology 1


(en noun)
  • (Australia, slang)
  • * 1998 , Phillip Gwynne, , unnumbered page,
  • ‘Deadly,’ she said, and passed me the durrie .
    I took a drag. Was she watching? No, thank goodness, she was looking down at the water again. I blew the smoke straight out, without taking it into my lungs.
    ‘Deadly,’ I said, and passed the durrie back to Clarence.

    Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • darb



    (en noun)
  • (Australia, slang) A cigarette.
  • (slang) Something beautiful, a charm, a peach.
  • * 1931 , Courtney Ryley Cooper, Circus Day , page 263,
  • “Boss,” he exclaimed, “it's a darb .”
    “It's more than that,” I cut in, “it?s a wonder. It?s a masterpiece.”
  • * 1934 , Story , Volume 4, page 35,
  • ‘My new bird is a darb ,’ he says, ‘only four months old and he?s got a roll and a chop the size of your arm. Never heard a young bird sing like that.’
  • * 1941 , Amazing Stories , Ziff-Davis, Volume 15, Issues 1-6, page 21,
  • You can figure for yourself what a darb of a setup that was for us seven hundred professional killers!
    * (cigarette) death stick, durrie


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