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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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  1. Can / the Can / Dunny-Can

    Meaning

    Toilet

    Used in a sentence

    I'll be back, just gotta use the can!

    Submitted by Alex Fay
  2. Cark it

    Meaning

    To die.

    Used in a sentence

    My bloody budgie carked it, got home after a surf and he's flat on the floor! Poor bastard.

    Submitted by Ernest Callaghan
  3. Carrying on like a pork chop

    Meaning

    Making a great fuss about something for little or no reason

    Used in a sentence

    He left his train ticket behind and so was carrying on like a pork chop.

    Submitted by Brian Leahy
  4. Cashed-up bogan

    Meaning

    A bogan with money (often borrowed)

    Used in a sentence

    Look at that cashed-up bogan in his flashy Holden ute.

    Submitted by travel bug
  5. Cat's Pyjamas

    Meaning

    the best / same as "duck's guts" or "bees knees"

    Used in a sentence

    the new Holden/Ford/Nissan etc is the cat's pyjamas

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  6. Celebrity ticket.

    Meaning

    People who are married are allowed 1 Celebrity ticket per marriage. This means that you can be unfaithful with 1 celebrity during your marriage.

    Used in a sentence

    When Megan Gale entered a restaurant I overheard a woman say to her husband "There is your Celebrity Ticket if you can get her ! "

    Submitted by Theresa Comini
  7. Cheap as chips

    Meaning

    Very cheap!

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah mate, it's cheap as chips. Got it for a lobster.

    Submitted by Stephanie Hargreaves
  8. Cheese and kisses (or shortened to just Cheese)

    Meaning

    Rhyming slang for the missus

    Used in a sentence

    The cheese and kisses loves that shop.

    Submitted by Lisa McCarthy
  9. Cheese Cutters

    Meaning

    Very narrow wheels / tyres

    Used in a sentence

    It's got 10 inch slicks on the back and cheese cutters up front.

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  10. Chewie

    Meaning

    Chewing gum.

    Used in a sentence

    Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo and a sauso roll!

    Submitted by Geoffrey Horth
  11. Chicken out

    Meaning

    Dont want to participate

    Used in a sentence

    When Bruce saw the size of the Rugby players he thought he had better chicken out of the game.

    Submitted by L Cropley
  12. Chockers

    Meaning

    Completely full.

    Used in a sentence

    What an awesome feed! There was so much food, I'm absolutely chockers.

    Submitted by George Krehein
  13. Choof off

    Meaning

    To go, leave

    Used in a sentence

    Its getting late better choof off - see ya tomorrow

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
  14. Chook

    Meaning

    Chicken

    Used in a sentence

    I'm going to go feed the chooks.

    Submitted by travel bug
  15. chuck a spewie

    Meaning

    make a U turn

    Used in a sentence

    hey mate, you missed the exit, now you'll have to chuck a spewie!

    Submitted by liz teare
  16. Chuck a wobbly

    Meaning

    To throw a tantrum.

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah I had a few and when I got home the missus chucked a wobbly. Don't think I will be catching up with you blokes this weekend.

    Submitted by James Twigg
  17. Chunder

    Meaning

    n. Vomited food, the act of vomiting. v. To vomit [from a full stomach, as opposed to "dry-reaching"].

    Used in a sentence

    "Lookout, there's chunder on the footpath" "Shoulda seen Baz chunder after all that Bundy!"

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  18. Clanger

    Meaning

    Inappropriate comment

    Used in a sentence

    He dropped a clanger when he was talking about the next door neighbors and they walked in.

    Submitted by L Cropley
  19. Claret

    Meaning

    Blood

    Used in a sentence

    Maye you have a bit of claret coming from your nose.

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  20. Clear as Mud.

    Meaning

    Something complicated.

    Used in a sentence

    Thanks for explaining that....it's as clear as mud.

    Submitted by Leoni Aitchison
  21. Coathanger

    Meaning

    Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Used in a sentence

    Looking forward to going for a walk across the coathanger. Might grab some brekky at the Rocks when we get to the other side!

    Submitted by Alastair Purcell
  22. Cobber

    Meaning

    Friend, mate

    Used in a sentence

    How you doin', cobber?

    Submitted by Tracy Harris
  23. Cockie

    Meaning

    Australian native bird - cockatoo

    Used in a sentence

    What a beautiful cockie

    Submitted by Michele Darmanin
  24. Cold one

    Meaning

    A cold beer.

    Used in a sentence

    Grab me a cold one out of the fridge.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  25. Coldie

    Meaning

    A nice, cold beer.

    Used in a sentence

    Grab us a coldie can ya? This ones half empty!

    Submitted by Christina Lyden
  26. Cool as a cucumber.

    Meaning

    A person who does not stress about anything.

    Used in a sentence

    Look at him.....he is as cool as a cucumber!

    Submitted by Leoni Aitchison
  27. Cop Shop

    Meaning

    Police Station

    Used in a sentence

    "Mate, you had better head to the cop shop to report that thieft"

    Submitted by Peter C M McCormack
  28. Copy, copy

    Meaning

    To understand what someone is talking about, an affirmative answer

    Used in a sentence

    "I couldn't get to town cause the road was cut." "Ah copy, copy." "Your shout." "Copy, copy."

    Submitted by T-Dog
  29. Corroboree

    Meaning

    Derogatory term for a wild party

    Used in a sentence

    The coppers had to come in to break up the corroboree.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  30. Cossies

    Meaning

    Swimming costumes

    Used in a sentence

    Go and put your cossies on as we're heading down to the beach.

    Submitted by Shellee
  31. Couldn't organise a bucket of sand in the desert

    Meaning

    Un-organised

    Used in a sentence

    Geez, that bloke couldn't organise a bucket of sand in the desert to save himself!

    Submitted by Karen Blake
  32. Couldn't organize a booze-up at a pub

    Meaning

    Disorganized

    Used in a sentence

    He's SO hopeless: he couldn't organize a booze-up at a pub!

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  33. Crack a tinny

    Meaning

    Open a can of bear

    Used in a sentence

    Feeling thirsty think I'll crack a tinny.

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
  34. Crack the whip

    Meaning

    Telling someone to hurry up to get something done.

    Used in a sentence

    Crack the whip mate, I want to head to the pub!

    Submitted by Erin Fowler
  35. Cracked the shits

    Meaning

    Got angry

    Used in a sentence

    "He started verbally abusing me and I just cracked the shits!"

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  36. Cranky

    Meaning

    In a bad mood

    Used in a sentence

    They're cranky because their team lost on the weekend!

    Submitted by Anna Schiller
  37. Crap

    Meaning

    several meanings 1. either an animal or person excrament 2. something that is of very poor quality 3. A lie

    Used in a sentence

    Just going to take a crap or that cat crap stinks Geez what a crap car That's a load of crap, you don't own a porche.

    Submitted by Linda Heldens
  38. Crikey

    Meaning

    An exclamation of surprise.

    Used in a sentence

    Crikey thats an awesome ute, she's a bloody beauty!

    Submitted by Ronald Magner
  39. Crook

    Meaning

    Sick

    Used in a sentence

    I was feeling so crook the other day I had to leave work early.

    Submitted by Shellee
  40. Crooked as a Dogs Hind Leg

    Meaning

    Meaning something is not as straight as it should be

    Used in a sentence

    The Chair is Crooked as a Dogs Hind Leg

    Submitted by Noeline McCosker
  41. Cup of tea, Bex and a lie down

    Meaning

    Someone who is very tired and needs a rest

    Used in a sentence

    You look buggered, I think you need a cup of tea, bex and a lie down!

    Submitted by Evan Dunn
  42. Cuppa

    Meaning

    A cup of tea or coffee

    Used in a sentence

    Come over for a cuppa!

    Submitted by L Cropley
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