within cooee

within cooee
not far away

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  • within cooee (of) — within ˈcooee (of) idiom (AustralE, NZE) not far (from) • There s loads of cheap accommodation within cooee of the airport. Main entry: ↑cooeeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • within cooee — phrasal : within hailing distance : not unapproachable * * * within cooee (Aust and NZ informal) Nearby, within calling distance • • • Main Entry: ↑cooee * * * within cooee phrase not far away Thesaurus: next to, near to and not far away …   Useful english dictionary

  • within cooee — Austral./NZ within reach. → cooee …   English new terms dictionary

  • Within cooee — close by; in hearing distance (originally from the Aboriginal language Dharuk guwi come here ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • within cooee — Australian Slang close by; in hearing distance (originally from the Aboriginal language Dharuk guwi come here ) …   English dialects glossary

  • Not within cooee — a long way away, far off (figuratively): England weren t within cooee of beating Australia at cricket ; far from achieving a given goal: He is not within cooee of finishing the job by Friday …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • not within cooee — Australian Slang a long way away, far off (figuratively): England weren t within cooee of beating Australia at cricket ; far from achieving a given goal: He is not within cooee of finishing the job by Friday …   English dialects glossary

  • Cooee — Cooee! (IPA /ku: i:/) is a shout used in Australia, usually in the Bush, to attract attention, find missing people, or indicate one s own location. When done correctly loudly and shrilly a call of cooee can carry over a considerable distance. The …   Wikipedia

  • cooee — /ˈkui / (say koohee), /kuˈi / (say kooh ee) noun 1. a prolonged clear call, the second syllable of which rises rapidly in pitch, used most frequently in the bush as a signal to attract attention: *A cooee from over toward the homestead roused him …  

  • cooee — I UK [ˈkuːiː] / US [ˈkuɪ] interjection British a word used for attracting someone s attention Cooee! she shouted. It s me! II UK [ˈkuːiː] / US [ˈkuɪ] noun Australian within cooee …   English dictionary

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