Bogan



a backwater, usually narrow and tranquil.
any narrow stretch of water.
Louise, 1897–1970, U.S. poet.
Contemporary Examples

Rebel Wilson’s 12 Funniest Moments (Video) Kevin Fallon October 14, 2012

Historical Examples

Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2) Thomas Mitchell
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell
Children of the Bush Henry Lawson
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia Thomas Mitchell
Children of the Bush Henry Lawson
Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2) Thomas Mitchell
Children of the Bush Henry Lawson
Children of the Bush Henry Lawson

noun
(Canadian) (esp in the Maritime Provinces) a sluggish side stream Also called logan, pokelogan
noun (Austral, informal)
a fool
a hooligan

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