Schoolies' week


Schoolies' week
1. end-of-school parties, especially held at the Gold Coast; usually = fun + trouble;
2. week or so of holiday, usually at Surfers Paradise, Qld, taken by year 12 students after their final exams

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Schoolies week — Schoolies or Schoolies week (known as Leavers or Leavers week in Western Australia) refers to the Australian tradition of high school graduates (known as Schoolies or Leavers ) having week long holidays following the end of their final exams in… …   Wikipedia

  • Schoolies Week — UK [ˈskuːliz ˌwiːk] US [ˈskuliz ˌwik] in Australia, the week after the final year school examinations, when students traditionally take a holiday to celebrate leaving school http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/schoolies week.htm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • schoolies week — /ˈskuliz wik/ (say skoohleez week) noun Chiefly NSW and Qld Colloquial a week during which large numbers of school leavers holiday together after the completion of their final exams, usually in some popular tourist spot. Compare Perth Region… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Schoolies Week — School|ies Week [ skuliz ,wik ] in Australia, the week after the final year school examinations, when students traditionally take a vacation to celebrate leaving school …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • schoolies' week — Australian Slang 1. end of school parties, especially held at the Gold Coast; usually = fun + trouble; 2. week or so of holiday, usually at Surfers Paradise, Qld, taken by year 12 students after their final exams …   English dialects glossary

  • schoolies week — (in Australia) a week of celebrations to mark the end of the final year of senior school. → schoolie …   English new terms dictionary

  • Schoolies Week — UK [ˈskuːlɪz ˌwiːk] / US [ˈskulɪz ˌwɪk] in Australia, the week after the final year school examinations, when students traditionally take a holiday to celebrate leaving school …   English dictionary

  • Schoolies — ˈSchoolies Week 7 [Schoolies Week] (also Schoolies) noun uncountable (in Australia) a time in November …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schoolies — can mean: * Skoolies or sometimes Schoolies, people who convert school buses into Recreational vehicles (or the vehicles themselves) * Schoolies week, the Australian high school graduate tradition …   Wikipedia

  • leavers week — /ˈlivəz wik/ (say leevuhz week) noun Perth Region a week during which large numbers of school leavers holiday together after the completion of their final exams, usually in some popular tourist spot. Compare Chiefly NSW and Qld Colloquial… …   Australian English dictionary