Origin: sundown + -er: from habitually arriving at a stock farm too late for work but early enough to receive a night's lodging and foodAustral., Informal a tramp or vagrant
- Brit., Informal an alcoholic drink taken at sunset
Origin: from requiring return from shore leave by sundownNaut., Slang an officer who is a strict disciplinarian
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- Australian A vagrant; a tramp.
- Chiefly British A drink taken at sundown.