In New Zealand and Australia - colloquial slang for a cigarette. Derived from the words 'Dunhill Red' - a popular brand of cigarette in those parts of the world, but widely used to refer to any cigarette - typically a tailor-made cigarette as opposed to a roll-your-own
"Bro, got a durrie?"
Used throughout New Zealand
and a large part of Australia
as an all round term for a (tobacco) cigarette
Despite my most concerted efforts, I have yet to find an acceptable etymology for this word. I can only surmise that it has been lost in the Mists Of Time.
E ta, bro, giz a durrie.
Generic term for a cigarette in the Antipodeas, esp. Australia.
Short for 'Bull Durham' - an old brand of rolling tobacco.
"David Bradley, Australian Journal of Linguistics (1989) suggests that it may be derived from a widely used brand of loose tobacco used for roll-your-owns, Bull Durham, clipped and resuffixed with the most productive suffix for forming new colloquial words in Australian English."
Source: AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL DICTIONARY CENTRE
Please will you light my Durrie mate.
A slang term for cigarette. Used mainly in Australia but sometimes New Zealand.
"Oi ranga!" "Yer mate?" "Passus a durrie would ya!"
An Australian slang term for a cigarette, usually a rollie.
may I buy a packet of durries, cheers mate?
Australian term for cigarette
sometimes spelt with a y instead of an ie.
The term durrie is generally used by people in the Australian Defence force.
'Hey man, got a durrie.?'