Adelaide is a pretty but very small, isolated city in South Australia. I grew up there, and while it's certainly not a bad place to live, the people there have small minds and "getting away" to them means driving to Salisbury. The UniSA campus is a "trek". Living now in the USA, it only gets easier to criticize the place. Our stores shut at 5pm, and, with the exception of our 1 mall... Rundle Mall, aren't open at all on Sundays. Open 24-hours stores? Uh, no... we just got electricty last month. Don't let this concept of "progress" get out of control. We can't modernize too rarpidly. Honestly, I think 10 years ago we were on par with other OZ cities, but now, we're going backwards. And fast.
Our department store, David Jones only had 3 of a particular makeup compact I wanted. The Chanel Corramandels. Yes, we had to order it in. I get back to the states and the product isn't even being sold in Adelaide anymore, and there are 7 just sitting in the rack at Sephora.
by MovingOn November 20, 2005
The capital city of South Australia, with a population of approximately 1.15 million people, making it Australia's fifth most populous city. In colonial times, was the only city in Australia to not accept convicts. Has unique geography, as it is surrounded by hills on most sides, but with beach on its west side. Has a mediterranean climate and was recently named one of the top 10 Most Liveable Cities in the world by UK Economist Magazine. Was meticulously designed, and its CBD measures exactly one square mile. Commonly called 'The City of Churches', as holds more churches per capita than any other city. The area around it is a famous wine-growing region. Is a big cultural centre with events such as the Adelaide Festival of Arts, Fringe Festival, Womadelaide, Adelaide Film Festival, Adelaide Festival of Ideas and Come Out Youth Arts Festival. Is the host of the annual Tour Down Under, as well as the home of the Port Adelaide Power and Adelaide Crows AFL football teams. Has three universities; The University of Adelaide, Flinders University, and University of SA. Famous Adelaideans include Sir Andy Thomas (NASA Astronaut), Anthony LaPaglia (actor), Lleyton Hewitt (tennis player), Sir Douglas Mawson (Antarctic Explorer), Sir Donald Bradman (cricketer), Sir Hans Heysen (artist), Rupert Murdoch (media mogul), and such music acts as Guy Sebastian, Jimmy Barnes, John Farnham, the Superjesus, and is home to American-born singer Ben Folds.
Adelaide is not a hole...really!
by Trinkletty October 22, 2005
Adelaide is the best place to live in australia, we get all those faggot victorians here who think they own the place, well maybe they should go back the the hole thay come from.
Adelaide is so awesome
by aussie_babee December 01, 2009
pretty much the best place in the world to live.
adelaide is the capital of south australia, and has a small population. it is very pretty. there r lots of good restaurants, and gorgeous parklands. like other cities, it has its slums (salisbury, elizabeth), but ther r heaps of good suburbs such as burnside, beaumont and leabrook.

it is a very interesting place once u get to know it, it passes at first glance as sleepy and conservative, but districts like Norwood, North Adelaide and Chinatown are fascinating.

to experience adelaide, u sort of need 2 have lived there for a certain while.

hot guys live here
person a: im from adelaide
person b: bor-ring
person a: eastern states fuck
by juL!@ February 28, 2006
A beautiful girl with sad eyes and who walks with elegance. Sentimental and loving, she is loyal and brave, and will never let down her friends. She is creative and finds beauty in everything.
She may be quiet and humble, but she sees through everyone and holds more inside her than meets the eye.
I'll never be able to find another friend like Adelaide.
by Alice Fish February 18, 2011
Yes it is a hole, and yes there are less than desirable suburbs to live in.

But in winter, the grass is green, the sky is gray and the trees are naked, possibly the most beautiful city in Australia and its freaking cold in winter and way too damn hot in summer, but that's what the beach is for. ( Maslin's)

Pretty much central to most parts in Australia ( 3 days drive to QLD, WA, and NT)

* Victorian's do not know how to merge and have the number plate "the place to be" - well if it's so good then why are you here causing traffic pile ups?

Radelaide, has all the mod cons, and is lame to those who do not know it intimately.

I have seen and worked in most states (not taz) and I can honestly say I wouldn't want to be any where else at times. xx
Adelaide is awesome, why:?
by DimmuBurger December 11, 2010
1. a city in Australia

2. a girl,"addies", these girls tend to be very funny and nice, they are awesome and great lovers, capable of greatness an Adelaides are great friends and shouldn't be rejected, or disrespected
1. i have a house in adelaide and its really hot

2. addie is a beast, and she is really smart!!
by riffehunter December 07, 2011
Adelaide is a town in Australia. Locals are rough, especially in the northern and mid southern areas such as Salisbury and Hackham. Dont talk shit or you will be bashed. Dont look at anyone in colonnades shopping centre wrong or you will be bashed. Graffiti and hip-hop culture thrive in this city so get used to it, there also a large number of car enthusiasts. Bunch of bogans down south, bunch of dero's up north but the central is is a great place. The southern beaches are beautiful and great to visit, but dont take the local surfers waves or you will be bashed. It generally has good loking people but can be very racist. Great city if you dont have a loud mouth.
adelaide "adelaide"
by sirDong July 18, 2011

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