The angry digger in the battalion who gets shat on, but keeps on soldiering. In spite of the pineapples, they still want to do the job. Embracing the pineapple is a positive trait and just shows the grit of the Aussie Digger.
Affectionate term for the Australian combat soldier. The term originated during the Gallipoli Penisula campaign, where digging protective trenches was a commonplace activity.
Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.
- Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.
- One that is hostile or aggressive, especially one that is engaged in war.