Definition of Antipodean

1. Adjective. Relating to the antipodes or situated at opposite sides of the earth. "Antipodal points on a sphere"

Exact synonyms: Antipodal
Derivative terms: Antipodal, Antipodes, Antipode
Partainyms: Antipodes, Antipodes



Definition of Antipodean

1. a. Pertaining to the antipodes, or the opposite side of the world; antipodal.

Definition of Antipodean

1. Adjective. diametrically opposed ¹

2. Adjective. relating to the antipodes, or situated at opposite sides of the Earth ¹

3. Adjective. (informal) of, or pertaining to, Australia or New Zealand ¹

4. Noun. An inhabitant of the antipodes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antipodean

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antipodean

antipleasure
antiplectic
antipluralist
antipluralistic
antipluralists
antipneumococcic
antipoaching
antipodagric
antipodagrics
antipodal
antipodal cone
antipodal opposition
antipodals
antipode
antipodean (current term)
antipodeans
antipodes
antipodicity
antipoem
antipoems
antipoet
antipoetic
antipoetry
antipoets
antipoisoning
antipolar
antipole
antipoles
antipolice

Literary usage of Antipodean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1881)
"A NEW antipodean PERIODICAL. THE first number of the Victorian Review was issued in November of last ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1905)
"antipodean FIELD NOTES. III.—A SKETCH OF THE ENTOMOLOGY OF SYDNEY, NSW BY JAMES J. WALKER, MA , EN, FL S, As Sydney is the head-quarters of the Australian ..."

3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1856)
"OUR antipodean NEIGHBOURS.* AMONGST the many old-world notions which this marvellous age of progress is knocking out of our heads, there is one which, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1894)
"... IN antipodean BRITAIN. " What Lancashire thinks to-day England will think to-morrow " was a proud boast of the great manufacturing county, ..."

5. Our New Zealand Cousins by James Inglis (1887)
"... Wairarapa Valley—The town of Mas- terton—An antipodean hermit—Mr Kohn's curios— The Belmont Viaduct—Meat-preserving industry—The various stages—A social ..."

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