Thick woolen coat or jacket worn by outdoorsman and woman in New Zealand. Colours ranging from blue or red tartan to olive green.

Some water repellent qualities, also useful as protection against nettles, thorns, barbed wire fences, fire, shotgun pellets and the cold.

Affectionately know as a "Swannie" but hardened bushmen.
Dude is snowing and windy as hell. You cold with just that jacket?

Nah bro, its a swanndri!
by Morrissmugmug July 18, 2011

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