schoolies week


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 leavers week.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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