Definition funny of Swagman:

urbanA colloquial Australian term. A sort of drifter whose possessions fit into his swag (sack). Somewhat of a thief. Made famous in the famous australian song: WALTZING MATILDA

urbanWaltzing Matilda lyrics: "once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong, under the shade of a coolabah tree...and he sang as he watched and waited till his billy boiled, you'll come a waltzing matilda with me"

urbanA colloquial Australian term. Same as Hobo in USA. Someone who wanders from place to place working for his tucker, whose possessions fit into his swag (Ofttimes his blanket tied by the corners and slung over his shoulder on a stick) The song Waltzing Matilda was written about a Swagman who stole a sheep, but this is not the norm for the Swagman., He was a traveler, for whatever reason.

urbanWalzting Matilda was a song written about a Swagman who stole a sheep, but, although the most famous reference it certainly was not the norm for the Swagman.

urbann. 1. A male who exemplifies a casual laid back manner and finds success with women.

urbanMy dog Thaman is quite the swagman, he has the ladies wrapped around his nonchalant self.


Songs about Swagman:

songsThe Jolly Swagman by Tommy Emmanuel from the Album Little By Little

songsJolly Swagman by Tommy Emmanuel from the Album Center Stage

songsThe Jolly Swagman / And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda by The Highwaymen from the Album When The Village Was Green

songsBuster, The Swagmans Daughter by Barbara James from the Album It Don,Äôt Mean A Thing

songsCrusty the Swagman by The HillbillyGoats from the Album The Big Aussie Xmas

songsI'm a Swagman by Jennifer Hopson from the Album Jennifer Sings - Aussie Bush Songs

songsIf I Were a Swagman by Matt Zarb from the Album Rose Matilda


Books about Swagman:

booksDeath of a Swagman: An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery #9 featuring Bony, the first Aboriginal detective (Inspector... by Arthur W. Upfield (Jul 28, 2014)

booksOn The Wallaby, The Diary of a Queensland Swagman by Edward Sorenson (Feb 14, 2014)

booksOnce a Pommie Swagman by Nick Arden Thomas (Oct 1, 2014)

booksAlong Came A Swagman by Ernie Palamarek (Jul 6, 2006)

booksOnce a Jolly Swagman: The Ballad of Waltzing Matilda by Matthew Richardson (Jan 2006)

booksThe Mystical Swagman by Gary Blinco (Sep 1, 2008)

booksTHE SWAGMAN'S NOTE-BOOK. An Anthology of Australian Prose and Verse. by Charles (editor) Barrett and b/w Illustrations (1943)


Movies about Swagman:

moviesOnce A Jolly Swagman NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 39 mins Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Renee Asherson and Bill Owen Directed by: Jack Lee

moviesOnce a Jolly Swagman 1948 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 43 mins

moviesGreat British Actors - Dirk Bogarde (Simba / So Long At The Fair/ Once A Jolly Swagman / Esther Wate -

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Wiki information Swagman:


A swagman is an old Australian and New Zealand term describing an underclass of transient temporary workers, who travelled by foot from farm to farm carrying the traditional swag. Also characteristic of swagman attire was a hat strung with corks to...

Swagman Restaurant
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The Swagman Restaurant was a restaurant in Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, Australia, which opened in 1972 and burnt down in 1991. The restaurant was famous in Melbourne for its long-running television commercials, cabaret shows, and smorgasbord. The...