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?"
by KiwiEtymologist February 01, 2013
Top Definition
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.
by Tama Boyle February 03, 2007
(often, 'Durry')

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."

Please will you light my Durrie mate.
by Josh23 March 09, 2008
Cigarette, Australian saying, commonly used in Queensland, sometimes not understood in other parts of Australia.
Spoken by the bevan, who carries in the other hand a stubbie of XXXX, Tooheys or VB

Hey bloke, can I scab a durrie off you?
by jamesbrown April 23, 2003
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.?'
by Kiewwa54 September 23, 2008
An Australian slang term for a cigarette, usually a rollie.
may I buy a packet of durries, cheers mate?
by Draegath March 11, 2003
A slang term for cigarette. Used mainly in Australia but sometimes New Zealand.
"Oi ranga!" "Yer mate?" "Passus a durrie would ya!"
by james-ranga-69 August 25, 2008
Australian term for cigarette.

Mainly used by the australian defence force.

'hey man, got a durrie?'
by ksm. September 23, 2008
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