Australian slang for the tendancy to criticise highly successful people (ie, tall poppies
), and 'cut them down'.
Sam seemed to be suffering tall poppy syndrome when he described Kerry Packer as an evil man, merely because he was a billionaire.
Australian slang for a highly successful person. Likely to be cut down by those suffering tall poppy syndrome
Kerry Packer was a tall poppy.
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