See also: -dero

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From derelict.

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NounEdit

dero (plural deros)

  1. (Australia) A homeless person, a tramp; a social derelict, especially an alcoholic.
    • 2001 August 11, warfer69, “I bought the 60 warfer”, in rec.models.rc.helicopter, Usenet[1]:
      If some shabby looking “dero” turns up at the gate no need to call the cops, its me.
    • 2006, Alexis Wright, Carpentaria, Giramondo 2012, p. 66:
      Finn was affected with the dero shakes, wobbling one way or another to steady his position, as the hawks, looking down at him, casually flew out of range.

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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeːʁo/
  • Hyphenation: de‧ro
  • (file)

PronounEdit

dero

  1. (dated) genitive singular feminine of der
  2. (dated) genitive plural of der

Further readingEdit

  • dero in Duden online

LinduEdit

NounEdit

dero

  1. a kind of cultural dance

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VerbEdit

dero

  1. third-person plural present of dreti