WHAT DOES BARRACKER MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Definition of barracker in the English dictionary
The definition of barracker in the dictionary is a person who shouts support for a player, team, speaker, etc. Other definition of barracker is a person who criticizes loudly or shouts against a player, team, speaker, etc.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARRACKER»
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The Japanese Effect in Contemporary Irish Poetry
This is the first haiku explicitly on the subject: 43 Watching all the slums replace
his tribal village – an old Barracker. (2001: 156) 'Barracker' refers to someone
who lived in the Richmond Barracks, in Inchicore, where IRA leaders were held ...
The Big Book of Australian History:
By 1884, the term 'barracker' was known, and the first person described as a
barracker was a retired team vice-captain. For a few years, 'barracker' seems to
have been a popular Victorian term, but it slowly found its way to Tasmania and ...
A Dictionary of Hiberno-English: The Irish Use of English
s.v. barrack', cites Northern Ireland only and gives an example from Co. Antrim: '
One boy will say of another "He's only barracking", hence barracker, sb. a
braggart; barracking. vbl. sb. bragging, boastfulness,' with examples from Co.
Terence Patrick Dolan, 2006
Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases ...
He noticed with pleasure the decrease of disagreeable barracking by spectators
at matches during last season. Good-humoured badinage had prevailed, but the
spectators had been very well conducted.” Barracker, n. one who barracks (q.v.).
Edward Ellis Morris, 2011
Cricket and the Law: The Man in White is Always Right
The barracker has long played an important part in the construction of Australian
cricket, although that role and the nature of barracking itself has changed.24 Not
only does barracking reflect different historical periods but there are complex ...
Kangaroo's Comments and Wallaby's Words: The Aussie Word Book
The word barrack has an aboriginal history — spelled barak in the dictionary. It
first meant to jeer for your enemy. Then it became synonymous with cheering of
any kind and eventually came to mean cheering for a team. So, a fan is a
Exploring Issues of Identity and Belonging 2012
The game provides continuity from generation to generation – just as the infant
barracker becomes the feeble, elderly barracker nearing the end of his life, so the
game itself goes on, 'the dancers changing/ But the dance forever the same'.
Robert Beardwood, Rosemary O'Shea, 2011
Don Bradman: Challenging the Myth
This is also when the 'barracker' emerges: As the superiority of Australian cricket
became more manifest, there arose the terror of touring sides, the Australian '
barracker'. In the 1 890s he became a factor of some importance in the game.
The Best Australian Sports Writing 2003
Sportsmen and women are more immortal than most, as their stories live on in
the great Australian oral tradition, passed down from barracker to barracker.And
in books. We honour here Jack Dyer, Bob Rose, John Scholes and Eddie
The Bibliography of Australian Literature: P-Z
1940 Melbourne, Vic.? Other name/s: A. G. Simmons; Al Simmons; The Barracker
. POETRY The Man from Snowy River Film Poems and Other Verses (as A. G.
Simmons). Cheltenham, Vic.: Judy Simmons Publications, 1982. Illus., ports.
John Arnold, John Hay, 2009
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARRACKER»
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Ashes quotes that have stood the test of time
There are many other Ashes quotes that have stood the test of time, none better than from Yabba, the legendary barracker-heckler on the SCG ... «The Roar, Jul 15»
DUCK LOVING LEUNIG A REAL QUACK: TAKE 2
... bumping into a one-time barracker for Pol Pot who supported the Khmer Rouge when the Cambodian killing fields were choked with corpses. «The Australian, May 15»
“The final dance to the bottom came with the sacking of Mick …
... “handball, handball, handball” at half time, I cried and my father had to restrain himself from belting a particularly euphoric Magpie barracker. «The Australian, May 15»
Oh we're from Tigerland: Brook Kilpatrick
It is the irrationality of being a barracker. But maybe also it is true. Maybe it is Brook, just by being there, who helped last Sunday; who was part ... «Richmond, May 15»
Only Round 5 but for Richmond it's time to panic
However, the most optimistic Tigers barracker will offer that a win this weekend and the ledger would be squared, the season is far from lost. «The Roar, May 15»
Richie Benaud was a spinner, skipper and commentator extraordinaire
This onslaught prompted a Jamaican barracker to shout, “Do it to England, man, not to us.” After hearing that a close family member was ... «The Roar, Apr 15»
Media briefs: Rundle v Hendo … ITV acquisition … NT News, quad …
Moreover, unlike Windschuttle, Uren never outed himself as a one-time Pol Pot barracker. Indeed, Tom Uren went into denial about his Khmer ... «Crikey, Apr 15»
Greenberg's Grabs - Fleet-foot 'Mac'
... of some other fine first-up performances at the game's highest level by Tiger newcomers during my time as a Yellow and Black barracker. «Richmond, Apr 15»
Chris Rees has turned to footy's more colourful identities for …
Freelancer Dugald Jellie says he has toyed with how he could become a professional barracker, earning an income from his avid football ... «Herald Sun, Apr 15»
Top 10 Tiger Round 1 memories
... Tony Greenberg lists his top 10 Richmond Round 1 memories (in chronological order) during his time as a Yellow and Black barracker. «Richmond, Apr 15»