The Idiom Connection. LISTENING. Dictionary of Australian Slang. S Great Aussie Slang. Great Australian Slang Dictionary. 33.
Fair go, mate. Fair suck of the sauce bottle. Fair crack of the whip Made famous by the ill-fated politician Kevin Rudd, who enjoyed using Australian slang to speak to the electorate and often pleaded for a "fair suck. " The phrase generally means that you want to be treated fairly. “Fair suck” was coined by struggling Australian families who shared droppings of tomato sauce to flavor their meat. 32. Reflects a national stoicism that suggests everything (she) will turn out fine in the end. 31. A look, a brief inspection. 30. John Dory is found in Sydney Harbour and it’s great grilled with lemon and pepper, or deep-fried. 29. A six-pack has evolved to mean anyone with fit abdomens, but long ago the six-pack was (and still is) a group of beers. 28.
Given air time by Michael Caton in "The Castle": when you advise someone involved in a business transaction to tell their counterpart that he’s "dreaming,” you're suggesting that the other side is not offering a fair deal. 27. 26. 25. 24. Australian Dictionary - Australian Slang, Aussie Slang Phrases & Sayings, Words, Translator. Aussie Slang/Terms & their Meanings. Glossary of Australian Slang. Glossary of Australian Slang, Idioms, Insults, Invective, Aussie Lingo.
Some funny, some rude, some just colloquial Australian vernacular. Define: Acca Dacca - rock band 'AC DC' ace – excellent ambo - Paramedic, Ambulance Officer ‘ang on – wait a moment arvo – (or sarvo) afternoon Aussie - person from Australia (pronounced: Ozzey) ‘avago – have a go (usually ‘ya mug’ – you fool – is added); try harder banana benders - people from Queensland bangaroo - marathon sex barbie – barbecue or BBQ barra - a barramundi fish beaut - awesome bewdy or bewdy bottler – good; the best Beyond the Black Stump – far from the city; the outback bickie - biscut or cookie billy - bong bingle – minor car accident blind - very drunk a blinder - a big one bludger – layabout, one who wants something for nothing, person who does not work or works very little blue - argument blues - players or supporters of the New South Wales State of Origin Rugby League team.
Australian Spoonerisms. Australian Slang with Phrases Part 1. Many English speaking people visiting our country for the first time often find Australian English surprisingly different.
For example Aussies tend to shorten words in ways that leave visitors lost: a politician is a polly, university is uni and Christmas is Chrissie. In addition to using the "ee" sound at the end, we also use "o" endings when we shorten words such as rego for car registration. So if you're visiting our country, keep this in mind and you'll be able to guess some of what we're saying. Slang Phrases >> Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Av-a-go-yer-mug Meaning: someone is not trying hard enough and you want them to.Example: Av-a-go-yer-mug. Away with the pixies Meaning: dreaming.Example: She's not listening. Bag of fruit Meaning: man's suit. Belt up! Meaning: you are asked stop talking, be quite, in a angry way.Example: Oh! Bloody oath Meaning: that's the truthExample: Bloody oath it is. Bob's yer uncle Bonzer mate! Meaning: that's great friend.Example: That's bonzer mate.