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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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  1. A couple of sandwiches short of a picnic

    Meaning

    Someone who does things without thinking.

    Used in a sentence

    I think that person is a couple of sandwiches short of a picnic, did you see what they just did?

    Submitted by Joanne Hodder
  2. a stubbie short of a six pack

    Meaning

    Someone who does silly things.

    Used in a sentence

    He's a stubbie short of a six pack, that bloke.

    Submitted by kylie farmer
  3. Ambo

    Meaning

    Ambulance

    Used in a sentence

    There were heaps of ambos flying up the main road after a big car accident.

    Submitted by Shellee
  4. Ankle Biter

    Meaning

    A small or young child, infant.

    Used in a sentence

    Henny loves being around ankle-biter. Heaps of ankle biter in that park.

    Submitted by Maorriyan Santoso
  5. Arc up

    Meaning

    To lose one's temper.

    Used in a sentence

    Jacko arc'd up at Kev, he was that furious.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  6. Are your ears painted on?

    Meaning

    Somebody who does not listen.

    Used in a sentence

    "I was talking to you......are your ears painted on?"

    Submitted by Leoni Aitchison
  7. Are your eyes painted on?

    Meaning

    Someone who doesn't have a good look for something, which is eventually easily found

    Used in a sentence

    Didn't you see those clothes there? Are your eyes painted on?

    Submitted by Lisa McCarthy
  8. Arvo

    Meaning

    Later part in the afternoon.

    Used in a sentence

    Are you guys coming around to watch the footy on Saturday arvo?

    Submitted by Nabil Pantilas
  9. As crook as Rookwood

    Meaning

    Very sick. Rookwood is an old cemetary in Sydney.

    Used in a sentence

    I'm feeling as crook as Rookwood so should go and see the doctor.

    Submitted by Shellee
  10. As crook as Rookwood.

    Meaning

    Really sick and unwell (Rookwood is a cemetery in Sydney)

    Used in a sentence

    If you are describing yourself as being sick you could say "I'm as crook as Rookwood."

    Submitted by Belinda Walkom
  11. As dark as a dog's guts.

    Meaning

    lacking light

    Used in a sentence

    Where's the flashlight? It's as dark as a dog's guts out there.

    Submitted by Stuart McPherson
  12. As full as a fat chicks sock.

    Meaning

    Eaten too much

    Used in a sentence

    I'm as full asa fat chicks sock!

    Submitted by Will Weir
  13. As ugly as a hat full of bum holes.

    Meaning

    Someone who is not very attractive.

    Used in a sentence

    Crikey that bloke is as ugly as a hat full of bum holes.

    Submitted by Joanne Hodder
  14. AUSSIE MIGHT

    Meaning

    AUSSIE STRENGH / SPIRIT: from the Diggers, Eurika, Kelly and the ANZACS to Dick Smith, Steve Irwin, Eddy Marbo our farmers and the fair dinkum Aussie Battlers, Blokes or Sheilas: "We never stop fighting for what we believe in"

    Used in a sentence

    Dean Jones says : "concerns prevalent over 'AUSSIE MIGHT' in ongoing Test series" Saturday, 10 November 2012Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that while the ongoing Australia vs. South Africa Test series will be a 'ripper', there are still wide concerns about the batting order in the Aussie team. "AUSSIE MIGHT" The Song http://youtu.be/IUsaHu0xHS4

    Submitted by AUSSIE MIGHT
  15. Av a go

    Meaning

    To try something.

    Used in a sentence

    It won't hurt you, av a go at it.

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
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