Fuzzy-wuzzy-angel meaning

(Australia, informal) One of the native people of Papua New Guinea who, during the Second World War, helped escort or stretcher wounded Australian soldiers to field hospitals. [From 1942.]
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Noun

Singular:
fuzzy-wuzzy-angel
Plural:
fuzzy-wuzzy-angels

Origin of fuzzy-wuzzy-angel

  • First attested in Sapper Bert Beros′s 1942 poem Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels, and popularised by the Australian wartime press.

    From Wiktionary