/ʃaˈmeɪn/ (say shah'mayn)

noun Colloquial (mildly derogatory)
a female, generally from an outer suburb of a city or town and from a lower socio-economic background, viewed as uncultured. Compare barry2, bennie, bogan (def. 1), boonie, Charlene, cogger, feral1 (def. 9); Especially Qld bevan (def. 2); Chiefly Qld bev-chick; WA bog3; ACT booner; ACT charnie bum; Tasmania chigger2; Riverina gullie; Melbourne Region mocca; Victoria scozzer; Chiefly NSW westie.
{from the female given name Charmaine}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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