Australia dictionary to offer new 'shirtfront' definitions after prime minister's Putin threat

November 24, 2014 5:00 AM

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CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian prime minister's threat to "shirtfront" Russia's president during an international summit this month has prompted a dictionary to broaden its definition of the word beyond an illegal football maneuver.

Russian officials ridiculed the threat made by Prime Minister Tony Abbott at a news conference last month, warning that President Vladimir Putin was a judo expert.

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