Sundowner Sun"down`er, n. A tramp or vagabond in the Australian bush; -- so called from his coming to sheep stations at sunset of ask for supper and a bed, when it is too late to work; -- called also {traveler} and {swagman} (but not all swagmen are sundowners).

Sundowners, -- men who loaf about till sunset, and then come in with the demand for unrefusable rations. --Francis Adams. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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