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Aussie Slang Dictionary

What does it all mean? If you're unsure of what that Aussie word means and how it should be used, look it up here. You can also contribute to the Aussie Dictionary, go on submit your favourite word or phrase!

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  1. Back of Bourke

    Meaning

    In the middle of nowhere.

    Used in a sentence

    Person 1 - "I've never heard of that town" Person 2 - "That because it's back of Bourke mate."

    Submitted by Alex Nesbitt
  2. Bad enough to gag a Maggot

    Meaning

    This is bloody awful

    Used in a sentence

    These latest Photos of Wal-Mart People are bad enough to gag a maggot.

    Submitted by Howard Smith
  3. Bananabender

    Meaning

    someone from Queensland

    Used in a sentence

    What you reckon the new neighbors are bananabender aren't they?

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  4. Bangers

    Meaning

    Sausages (commonly found on the BBQ).

    Used in a sentence

    Would you like some White Crow on your Bangers?

    Submitted by L Cropley
  5. Barbie / Barby

    Meaning

    A barbecue

    Used in a sentence

    Just getting a few mates together for Australia Day and having a bit of a barbie

    Submitted by Blake Brooks
  6. Battler

    Meaning

    An ordinary person, of the working class, an underdog, stoic against life's adversity.

    Used in a sentence

    "the battler is somebody who finds in life that they have to work hard for everything they get ..."

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  7. Beauty

    Meaning

    An item of high quality

    Used in a sentence

    Shes a beauty that one

    Submitted by Mitch Henderson
  8. Beauty bottler

    Meaning

    Expresses delight or satisfaction with a situation, person or object

    Used in a sentence

    Mate, that new ute of yours is a real beauty bottler!

    Submitted by Adam Davey
  9. beer o'clock

    Meaning

    Time for a beer.

    Used in a sentence

    Hey mate, its beer o'clock.

    Submitted by kylie farmer
  10. Bees Knees

    Meaning

    something of high quality.

    Used in a sentence

    Mate those snags are the bees knees hey?

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  11. Berko

    Meaning

    Someone who gets angry for no apparent reason.

    Used in a sentence

    I forget to pass on the message and he just went berko!

    Submitted by Geoffrey Saunders
  12. best thing since sliced bread

    Meaning

    A good invention, a good happening, something good.

    Used in a sentence

    Your the best thing since sliced bread.

    Submitted by joanne hodder
  13. Beyond the Black Stump

    Meaning

    Middle of nowhere

    Used in a sentence

    Were driving out beyond the black stump

    Submitted by Matt Passmore
  14. Bicky, Bickie

    Meaning

    Sweet cookie or biscuit

    Used in a sentence

    Choc-chip bickies, YUM!

    Submitted by Milli
  15. Big girls blouse

    Meaning

    Sook, girly

    Used in a sentence

    Stop crying mate you're acting like a big girls blouse

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
  16. Big smoke.

    Meaning

    Big city

    Used in a sentence

    Hey, man have ya been at the big smoke last week?

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  17. Bingle

    Meaning

    A minor car accident.

    Used in a sentence

    It wasn't good, I took the old boys car and had a bit of a bingle in it. Doesn't look too bad but I reckon he'll go berko.

    Submitted by Tim Hollows
  18. Bingo wings

    Meaning

    flabby upper arms

    Used in a sentence

    She could take to the air, with those bingo wings.

    Submitted by Leoni Aitchison
  19. Bless your cotton socks

    Meaning

    Bless you/ aren't you wonderful/i really appreciate that

    Used in a sentence

    Oh you put my bins out for me yesterday? Bless your cotton socks, darl!

    Submitted by Corinne Twomey
  20. Blimey

    Meaning

    Exclamation of surprise/disbelief/exasperation.

    Used in a sentence

    'Blimey' mate you gave me a surprise.

    Submitted by Kerry
  21. Bloke

    Meaning

    Australian man

    Used in a sentence

    This bloke from down the road has got the most awesome ute, it's tops!

    Submitted by Roberto Pajor
  22. Blood nut

    Meaning

    A person with red hair

    Used in a sentence

    Watch the blood nut, he's going to go berko!

    Submitted by David Johnston
  23. Bloody Howard

    Meaning

    To screw up

    Used in a sentence

    "Oh yeah, the exam wasn't great." "Oh no worries, just a bloody Howard"

    Submitted by Miranda Schembri
  24. bloody oath

    Meaning

    yes / true

    Used in a sentence

    bloody oath mate that is so true

    Submitted by Emma-Lee Knight
  25. Bloody Ripper

    Meaning

    Fantastic

    Used in a sentence

    That's a bloody ripper.

    Submitted by Belinda Walkom
  26. Blotto

    Meaning

    Very drunk

    Used in a sentence

    That guy's completely blotto.

    Submitted by travel bug
  27. Blow your dough

    Meaning

    Spend all your money

    Used in a sentence

    I had a cracker of a day at the races, did you blow your dough?

    Submitted by Ewen Hayek
  28. Blower

    Meaning

    The telephone.

    Used in a sentence

    Mate get on the blower and tell that bloke to get over here now!

    Submitted by Maureen Costigan
  29. Blowing like 40 bastards!

    Meaning

    It's really windy.

    Used in a sentence

    It's blowing like 40 bastards!

    Submitted by Belinda Walkom
  30. Bludger

    Meaning

    Someone who is lazy.

    Used in a sentence

    That bloke is a bludger, seems like he spends more time sleepin than workin!

    Submitted by Robbie Wass
  31. Blue

    Meaning

    To have an argument

    Used in a sentence

    The two blokes over there are having a blue

    Submitted by Tracy Harris
  32. Bluey

    Meaning

    Person with red hair

    Used in a sentence

    Hey Bluey .. wanna come to the beach?

    Submitted by L Cropley
  33. Boat race / boat

    Meaning

    Face, in rhyming slang

    Used in a sentence

    Wipe that smile off your boat!

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  34. Bobbie

    Meaning

    A 170ml (6 fl oz) glass in Perth. Also referred to as a six, which is the commonly used term in Hobart.

    Used in a sentence

    Why would I order a bobbie of beer?

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  35. Bodgie

    Meaning

    not well made or done

    Used in a sentence

    That was a hell of a bodgie job, ya reckon.

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  36. Bog roll

    Meaning

    Toilet Paper

    Used in a sentence

    "when ya go to the shops, grab some bog roll ok?"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  37. Bogan

    Meaning

    Common term for people who live inland in coastal cities. Derogative term for a fool.

    Used in a sentence

    "Mate, what a bogan!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  38. Bondi Tram

    Meaning

    moved quickly

    Used in a sentence

    He shot through like a Bondi Tram.

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  39. Bonza

    Meaning

    Very good.

    Used in a sentence

    The sheila's cooking was bonza.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  40. Boofhead

    Meaning

    a bit of a thicko

    Used in a sentence

    strewth, old Bluey's fallen in the creek again, what a boofhead!

    Submitted by matty jerwoodo
  41. Boomer

    Meaning

    large kangaroo or actually anything extra large, like massive waves.

    Used in a sentence

    Going surfing with your mate. Let me show you where the boomers are.

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  42. Bottloe

    Meaning

    Liquorshop

    Used in a sentence

    Going to the bottloe for some alcohol.

    Submitted by Shaun Cox
  43. Box Seat

    Meaning

    Best seat ever, sitting on the esky at the party.

    Used in a sentence

    Mate, yeh yu on the box seat, can you chuck me a coldie please.

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  44. Brass razoo

    Meaning

    Worthless

    Used in a sentence

    It's not worth a brass razoo.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  45. Brekkie, brekky

    Meaning

    Breakfast

    Used in a sentence

    Let's go for a quick surf and then grab some brekky.

    Submitted by Wesley Maguire
  46. Brown rain

    Meaning

    Diarrhea

    Used in a sentence

    I've had a touch of the brown rain lately

    Submitted by Patrick Dunn
  47. buckley's

    Meaning

    no chance

    Used in a sentence

    you have buckley's chance of that happening meaning you have no chance of it happening

    Submitted by cinzia w
  48. Budgie Smugglers

    Meaning

    Male swimming costume

    Used in a sentence

    C'mon, get down to your budgie smugglers

    Submitted by Nathan Hackett
  49. Bugger

    Meaning

    Term of frustration

    Used in a sentence

    "oh bugger it" "bugger!" "What a bugger!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  50. Bugger Off

    Meaning

    Go away

    Used in a sentence

    Bugger off, mate.

    Submitted by michelle kitzler
  51. Bugger Off!

    Meaning

    Go away

    Used in a sentence

    Oh, just bugger off will you? I just need some peace and quiet!

    Submitted by Karen Blake
  52. Bullet

    Meaning

    got sacked

    Used in a sentence

    Ey man, I've been given the bullet today.

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  53. Bullyragging

    Meaning

    To bully or intimidate someone

    Used in a sentence

    "Stop bullyragging me"!

    Submitted by Julie Dunne
  54. Bum steer

    Meaning

    To deliberately mislead someone.

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah looks like they've given us a bit of a bum steer, now were completely lost!

    Submitted by Steven Robinson
  55. Bush bashing

    Meaning

    To go off-road via all forms of transport

    Used in a sentence

    " Me and my mates are going bush bashing this weekend"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  56. Bush blow

    Meaning

    To blow ones nose without a tissue

    Used in a sentence

    "I didn't have a tissue so I had to bush blow"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  57. Bush pig

    Meaning

    An ugly, ill-mannered person. A feral as opposed to a domesticated pig.

    Used in a sentence

    He behaves like a bush pig.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  58. Bush telegraph

    Meaning

    Gossip or rumours.

    Used in a sentence

    Heard on the bush telegraph you're coming down to Sydney on the weekend. Want to catch up for some brekky or a barby?

    Submitted by Roberto Milne
  59. Bushman's Clock

    Meaning

    Kookaburra (everyone Aussie knows her) she's laughing at sunrise and sunset

    Used in a sentence

    Do you want me to set the alarm bro? No mate I've got bushman's clock, you know!

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  60. Butcher's

    Meaning

    A look [butcher's hook - rhyming slang]

    Used in a sentence

    Have a butcher's at this!

    Submitted by George R. Smith
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