Dilly-bag - A bag used to carry food. Shit hot - Very good. Back blocks (out in the) - Anywhere away from the big cities and towns. Leftie - Socialist or communist. Meaning: Afternoon. tick′ fe ver n. pat any infectious disease transmitted by ticks. Refers to Australia's most famous bush ranger. Wonky - Poorly made. Strine - Aussie English. Be prepared and know the slang so you won't look like a drongo. Banker - a river in flood. Weak as a water - Very weak. Fur Burger - Female genitalia. "I'm going to bugger off if the boos comes back.' Australian slang, known as 'Strine', is a way of using certain words and phrases that have become iconic to Australians. Strapped for cash - Short of money. Bowerbird - Compulsive hoarder. Many so called 'slang dictionaries' include words or sayings that are specific to only one area of Australia or use archaic slang that has fallen out of use. - Hurry up. Wouldn't work in an iron lung - Very lazy person. Australian Slang Posted: 10/19/2006 8:27:15 AM: Don't forget g'day mate. Went through like a dose of salts - Leave quickly. 'Ok, let's give it a burl.' Slacker - Lazy person. P | Rapt - Very pleased. Stop talking now! White pointers - Topless female sunbathers. Talk under wet cement (can) - Someone who never stops talking. Also used and more derogatory 'wee wee'. Barbie - Barbecue. Hence the expression 'Beyond the black stump.' Yank - An American. ANZAC - Stands for, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp. Apeshit - An expression of extreme anger. See also 'Brown nose'. Humdinger - Very good. Beaten by a blow - To just beat someone at something. Y | Long neck - 750ml beer bottle. - Said when someone does not close the door. Gargle - To have a drink. "Bruce chucked a uwie at the lights.' King ping - Leader of something. Make a quid - Earn a living. Living the life or Riley - To be carefree and contented. Hoon - Badly behaved young person. Ants pants - Similar to the bees knees. It is an abbreviation of the British dialect word goggy ‘a child’s name for an egg’, retained in Scotland as goggie. Veg out - To relax and do nothing. Hard'n - Hard one (caused by constipation) Dooks / Dookas - Fists. Axle grease - Money. What do you do for a crust? Forget the Crocodile Hunter (never … Cooee - A cal made in the bush when trying to attract attention. Piccaninny Dawn - The time in the cool of the morning when it starts to get light but the sun has not yet risen. to give someone drugs now, knowing that payment will happen some time in the near future (Also coffin nail.) This sort of AI simulation is often pejoratively referred to as `tick-tick-tick' simulation, especially when the issue of simultaneity of events with long, independent chains of causes is handwave d. 3. 'The whole place has gone to the dogs.' Go through like a dose of salts - Work very fast. Poofter / poof - Homosexual male. Ear-basher - A person who can't stop talking. Dosh - Money. Mostly used with regard to sporting events. 'I will go and suss out the new fishing spot tomorrow.' Gunyah - A small poorly constructed dwelling. I'll be a monkey's uncle - An exclamation of surprise. Bushed - exhausted; lost; tired. Bride's nightie (Up and down like a) - Anything that fluctuates. Extremely drunk; replete with food; extremely full, packed. Tall poppy syndrome - To criticise tall poppies. Usually used by politicians. Tinny (tinnie)- A can of beer or an aluminium dinghy. The word originally meant 'pimp'. An Australian stereotype referring to lower-class, lazy, alcohol-loving people who use a lot of slang and lack an interest in ‘intellectual topics’ such as politics and current affairs. // -->. etc. or 'The government did a uwie on their tax policy.'. Dribs and drabs - A bit at a time. Skew-whiff - Gone wrong or out of place. Soup strainer - Moustache. Horses for courses - The right thing for the right task. Togs - Swimming costume. Knackered - Exhausted. Yarn - Story. "The car's gone bung again" or "Just bung your togs over there." Willy-willy - Small whirlwind. SLANG. Rag (on the) - A woman having her monthly period. Randy as mallee bull - Very sexually aroused. ... Watch Margot Robbie Define 50 Australian Slang Terms in Under 4 Minutes. Banana bender - Queenslander. Rack off - Get away from me now! "Politicians are all lower than a snake's belly." Belly-up - Failure of a business. (Also family jewels.) Shout - To treat someone by paying for something. Hide the sausage / salami (play) - Sexual intercourse. What happens, happens there first. Awning over the toy shop - A man's beer belly. Stick your bib in - Express an opinion that is not asked for. Apples (she'll be) - It will be all right. H | 'That EH Holden is in good nick.' Gumboot - Wellington boots. Wharfie - Port worker. (Also plonk, horse's piss, vinegar.) Wellies - Wellington boots. - Shove it up your backside! Full as a boot - Drunk. Pull your head in mate - Mind your own business. (Also Dyke). (snooker, billiards) A stick with a convex arch-shaped notched head used to support the cue when the cue ball is out of reach at normal extension; a bridge. Shit a brick - The end result of constipation. Up yourself - Conceited. How to Decode Australian Slang. Tick Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries Pack (cack) your dacks - Terrified. Bastard - Can be used in both a positive and negative way. "G'day mate, how do you make a quid?" 'I'm off to the footy this arvo.' Trick definition, a crafty or underhanded device, maneuver, stratagem, or the like, intended to deceive or cheat; artifice; ruse; wile. Couldn't give a crap / shit - Couldn't care less. Lies. Run about like chook with its head cut off - Run around without purpose. Fruit cake / loop - Stupid person. All piss and vinegar - Someone with a sour disposition who instigates trouble. Has a death adder in his / her pocket - A miser. Cabbage patcher - Someone from the state of Victoria. 'She is a crash hot sheila.' Flip your lid - Lose your temper. Barmy as a bandicoot - Crazy. So it is possible to crack a tinny in a tinny'. Op shop - Charity shop. Bonkers - Crazy. Crooked as a dog's hind leg - Something out of alignment or a thief. Poxy - Poor quality, bad. Dudder - Con-man. Speak into the big white telephone - Vomit into the toilet also 'Long distance call on the big white telephone.' The specific terms used can vary considerably between different English-speaking countries; many of the phrases described here are particular to the United States and the United Kingdom. If his brains were dynamite he wouldn't have enough t blow his balls off - Dim witted person. C | (Means something completely different in modern slang). Bloody, Bast**d and Bugger). Yacking - Talk too much. Kiddiewink - Child. Mozzie - Mosquito. "Bruce's car isn't a patch on mine." Wikipedia Dictionaries. Yank tank - Large American car. Paralytic - So drunk you are unable to stand. Pommie / Pom - an English person. Whilst Australia prides itself in its multiculturism, with over 80 languages spoken, the predominant language spoken in Australia is basic English, but as with other countries, there is a distinct and sometimes colourful local variation. - Exclamation of delight. Out of it - Drunk and insensible. (The way they like to think of themselves anyway!) Also a hair past a tooth. Play possum - To pretend to do something. Whipper-snapper - Young person. Put a cork / sock in it! winning the lottery.. 'You little bottler!' Dobber - An informer. Do the Trick. Bee's knees - Similar to the ants pants. Snag short of a barbie - Dim witted. Seen his / her last gum tree - About to die or dead. Dead to the world - Sleeping very soundly. Rabbit killer - A chop across the back of the neck with the side of a hand. Couldn't lie straight in bed - A liar. 'It's fair dinkum mate!' 'If you stick your bib in again I will give you a bunch of fives.' Road train - Long haul truck with two or more trailers. Often used as in 'Avago yer mug!' Sickie - Sick leave from work. Root - Sexual intercourse. Under the weather - Not feeling well. Cheap drunk - Some one who gets drunk after only one or two drinks. Jillaroo is the female version. There are many examples of this here. S | Someone trying to be too clever. Sharkbait - People who swim on their own. Legal eagle - Lawyer or solicitor. Aussie Slang Words Poster. Laugh at the lawn - Vomit outside. Don't be a smart arse. - Expresses disbelief. Stretch - Nickname for a tall person. }); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Fair dinkum words and phrases, sent once a week. Chockers, chock a block - Very full. Add insult to injury - To make things worse than they are already. These are usually owned by teenagers who fit them out with a mattress, carpeted walls, stereos etc. ANZAC - Stands for, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp. Right now. Month of Sundays - A very long time. Bush pig - An ugly person. Flat out like a lizard drinking - Working extremely hard. Kindy - Kindergarden. Dingdong - A fight or argument. Feral - Generally refers to young untidy and dirty individuals. (Also nuts, goolies, family / crown jewels, apricots, goolies.) Blind Freddy - Mythical person who is used as a comparison in a given situation. Silvertail - Someone who has a lot of money. Hubby - Husband. Notify me by email when the comment gets approved. Pick / pull the skin off a rice-pudding (couldn't) - A weak person. 'The car was cactus.' Bear in mind there are also regional and demographic language differences within Australia and the context and tone used when expressing a word, can change it's meaning. Gasbag - Chatterbox someone who talks too much. Blue-nosed wowser - Some one who likes to spoil other people's fun. Ace: Just like in British slang, ‘ace’ is a compliment given to praise some achievement. Short arms and deep pockets - Miser. adjigo A yam native to coastal Western Australia. Dead dingo's donger (as dry as a) - Very dry. Dole bludger - Someone taking government handouts without good reason. ]).on('autocomplete:selected', function(event, suggestion, dataset) { Toey - Bad tempered. Bright spark - Clever person. Has white ants in the woodwork - Mentally unstable. Raw prawn - As in 'Don't come the raw prawn with me!' Bushie - farmer or someone that has lived in the country all their lives. Australian English is similar to British English, but many common words differ from American English—and there are many unique Aussie idiosyncrasies, slang terms, and expressions. R.S. 'Bruce is pretty gone on Marge.' 2. Buggered if I know - No idea at all. Grog - Alcohol. Get your dander up - To get angry. 'Bruce was stoked to get the promotion.' Happy as Larry - Very happy. Jeeze - Exclamation of surprise. (Obsolete) Jocks - Male underpants. Boys in blue - Police. Lair - A youth that is obnoxious and dresses in a flashy manner. I | Blow through - Someone who just passes through without staying long. Get the Guernsey - To be selected for something. For a complete reference to Aussie colloquialisms see the excellent The Penguin Book of Australian Slang by Lenie Johansen. (longer version.) Clagged out - Exhausted. Bugger - In Australia the word bugger is not used for its traditional meaning (which I am not about to discuss here). Bangs like a dunny door in a hurricane - Woman with no morals who has sex with anyone. To speak like a true Australian, you have to learn to stop being such a wanker first. Bomb - An old clapped out car. "You are a real smartie aren't you>" Jack off - Masturbate. Veggies - Vegetables. Could kick the arse off an emu - In very good health. Have a gig - Take a look. Run around in the shower to get wet (to) - A very thin person. Dingy - Small aluminium boat. Same as yobbo. Innings - Term of someone's life. Stop talking now! Crash hot - Excellent. (Like me) Rank - Something that stinks or is corrupt. Doss-house - Boarding house. (Also crack a horn.) Aussie Slang is the lingo spoken Down Under. Up shit creek - In trouble. Also Bull dust. Tall poppies - Very successful people. Bodgy - Poor quality or poorly done. 'You're a real bright spark aren't you?' To go away in a hurry. Ie. Jackaroo - Apprentice stockman. Lashing out - Spending money outrageously or a violent outburst. Stunned - Amazed. Get the arse - To be fired from your employment. Browse the list of 89 Tick abbreviations with their meanings and definitions. Like the clappers - Very fast. Nose, on the - A bad smell or something dodgy. Blower - Telephone. Choppers - Teeth, real or false. Hungry as a black dog - Famished. 'I think Bruce is a bit AC-DC.' Dinky di - Authentic Australian. Crow-eater - South Australian resident. Grommet - Junior surfer. Burr up - To get angry. Also nut house. Whopper - Very large. You beaut! Let’s have a look at the typical traits of the Aussie accent and slang. Bail up - Used to mean to rob someone but now can mean to corner someone and engage them in unwanted conversation. F | 'I thought he was reliable but he was all froth and no beer.' Gob - Mouth. Water the horse - Urinate. See ya later - Farewell. Bitser - Mongrel dog. Miffed - Mildly annoyed. Look like death warmed up - Very ill looking. Flat chat - Going as fast as possible. Neddie - Horse. Garbo - Person who is employed to remove rubbish from bins. Myxo / Myxie - Myxomatosis. King hit - A single devastating punch that usually knock one's opponent out. So caller because it 'goes under' the bed. Kiss-Chasey - Flirting, usually a term used by children about adults. Hotter than a shearer's armpit - Very hot weather. console.log(event + ',' + suggestion.permalink + ',' + dataset); Lyme disease can result from the bite of a black-legged tick that is carrying the bacterium.. Chokie - Chocolate. Going like hot cakes - An item or product that sells fast. Noggin - Head. Bushy tailed - Healthy and wide awake. "The cops turned up and Bruce bolted." Badger box - Small hut or dwelling. Learn more about Australian culture. Go down the gurgler - Business or venture failure. The Australia Day Council of NSW acknowledges we live and work on Aboriginal land and recognises the strength, resilience and capacity of First Nations Australians. Lumbered - To be stuck with an unwanted responsibility. Like a possum up a gum tree - Very happy and contented. Smartie - A smart arse. Shoot through - To leave suddenly. Rhipicephalus microplus (formerly Boophilus microplus) is an economically important tick that parasitises a variety of livestock species; it is known as the cattle tick or southern cattle tick. 61.8k 38 38 gold badges 139 139 silver badges 276 276 bronze badges. Wally - A dim witted person. Not much chop - Not very good. Bloated and obese. Snag - Sausage. Earwig - Listen in on someone else's conversation. Do your lolly / na-na / nut - Lose your temper. Rats of the air - Pigeons. Scunge - Someone who is 'on the make' and looking for something for nothing. Abo - Aborigine. Wing-nut - Person whose ears stick out more than usual. On the wallaby - travelling through the country. Mouthful of marbles - Snobbish way of speaking. Derro - Homeless person with addiction problems. This is not intended to be a complete dictionary of Australian slang and terminology but I have put a few Aussie slang words, local names and terms together here and will add to the list from time to time. Stiff titties - Tough luck. Cheapskate - Penny pincher, tight wad, money grubber, long pockets short arms, Ie. Little Vegemites - Children. Hughie for Hugh. On the nose - Bad smell. - Said to someone who is not paying attention. Shark biscuit - Person on a surf board. Ready for Aussie slang 101? Darwin stubby - A normal stubby is a small bottle of beer. Boondie - Hard lump of sand. Spit chips - Angry outburst. Local yokel - A well known local person. On your Pat Malone - Rhyming slang for on your own. Kip - Brief sleep. 'Cheryl was a bit toey today.' Poke in the eye with a sharp stick (better than) - Make the best of a situation. Take a punt - Take a chance. - Goodbye. Bow wow - Usually a sound made by one of a group of males when an ugly woman walks by. Leak (to take a) - Urinate. 22 June 2014. Clucky - A woman who wants to have a baby. Dust-up - A fight. Hottie - An attractive woman. Wouldn't give you the time of day - Arrogant person. POQ - Piss off quick. Run like stink - To run away. Cocky (or cockie) - Farmer can also be used to describe someone who is a smart arse. It is helpful to understand all the variants, but it is not necessary to survive your stay here. Hasn't got an earthly - No chance at all. Piss pot - Heavy drinker. sit up on trees and squawk in alarm if they see a danger approaching. As in 'Long haired surfie dole bludgers.' Also up the duff or preggers. By a cat's whisker - Just managed to do something. Rooted - Very tired. The phrase is a variation of an earlier British phrase in the same sense: full as a tick, recorded from the late 17th century. Barcoo rot - Ulcers that will not heal.. "Not far now, just a few clicks." Can be used for ones self of for another person. Min min lights - Mysterious lights seen in the outback. Sausage short of a barbecue - Dim witted. Scrub - Low bushy outback. You may find that Australians tend to speak quickly and have an unusual way of pronouncing words. Sleepout - An area of the house that was once open but has now been enclosed to form a new room. Fred Nerk - your average citizen like John Doe, Joe Blow, Joe Bloggs. Crook - Can mean either feeling ill or a criminal. Sanga / sanger - Sandwich. Battery acid - Cheap cask white wine. Cop - Policeman or to be on the receiving end of something unpleasant. Cheese and kisses - Rhyming slang 'missus' the wife. Bits of this, bits of that. Dictionary source: Australian Slang More: English to English translation of Ticks ... Those terms to appear in the lead position, ie are required as access terms, are indicated usually by placing a tick (check) over them.----* tick box = casilla, recuadro de selección. Usually Crazy old bat. Piss up - Party with lots of alcohol. Jam jars - Thick lenses on spectacles. Bush quack - Bush doctor, untrained, unqualified and sometimes unreliable. Snake juice - Strong alcohol. "I got the flu and I felf lousy." Cook the books - Falsify business accounts. Balls up - Said when something goes horribly wrong. Underground mutton - Rabbit. Usually condescending. The G’Day Aussie Button – 10 Aussie Phrases! Pressies - Presents. Rort - A con. toilet. Know a thing or two - To have good knowledge of something. Busy as a centipede on a hotplate - Very busy. Lurk - A good deal. Curly - Bald person. No worries - Not a problem. Dead horse (trying to flog a) - A hopeless cause. Binge - To deliberately get drunk. Reads like some Aussie takin the piss. Head like a robber's dog - Very ugly person. Things are crook in Tallarook - Said when things are going wrong. Skee-daddle - Run away. Do me a favor - Don't tell me lies or fibs. Stiff bickies - Tough luck. Oz - Australia. Often said to be called XXX because Queenslanders can't spell BEER. Brick shit house (built like a) - Someone who is large and usually muscular. Play the neddies - Gamble on horse races. (Australian, NZ, British) a mark made to indicate agreement, correctness or acknowledgement; checkmark ; Indicate that you are willing to receive marketing material by putting a tick in the box ; A lifer (bird seen by a birdwatcher for the first time) that is uninteresting and routine, thus merely a tick mark on a list. Also Get the axe Welcome to the YouTube ANZ Spotlight channel, your daily go-to for discovering what's new and trending in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. Sprung - Caught in the act. "Bruce is a nuggety little bastard." 'Bruce has been on the turps again.' Derives from the state of a tick(parasitic insect) after it has gorged itself on a host mammal's blood. Bad case of the trots - Diarrhoea. 'I bought a dicky watch in Bali.' Also piss artist. On the blink - Something about to break down or stop working. - Pardon me? Lucked out - Bad luck. Same as guz-under. Ticker - Heart. Wanker - Thoughtless selfish ignorant person. Bore the pants off - Excessively boring. G’Day. Crack a tinnie - Open a can of beer. Brown eyed mullet - Feces floating anywhere people swim.

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