Jimmy-woodser meaning

(Australia, informal) A man who drinks alone.
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(Australia, informal) A drink consumed alone.
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Origin of jimmy-woodser

  • From a poem by Barcroft Boake, published in The Bulletin of 7 May 1892, about a fictional Jimmy Wood from Britain who is determined to end the practice of shouting (buying rounds of drinks for one′s group of mates).

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  • Another mooted derivation is the Sydney slang term Johnny Warder (“a man who tries to cadge drinks”), after the similarly eponymous John Ward, a Sydney publican.

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