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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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  1. Daggy

    Meaning

    Uncool / not fashionable

    Used in a sentence

    Those track pants are so daggy.

    Submitted by travel bug
  2. Damage the Doulton

    Meaning

    To suffer from bad stomach complaint

    Used in a sentence

    "After that vindaloo last night I was left damaging the doulton for ages"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  3. Dardy

    Meaning

    good

    Used in a sentence

    uze is all dardy, unna

    Submitted by tom beyer
  4. Dark Horse

    Meaning

    the underdog favorite

    Used in a sentence

    A dark horse, which had never been thought of....rushed past the post to win the race.

    Submitted by Leoni Aitchison
  5. date roll

    Meaning

    toilet paper

    Used in a sentence

    oh no! we're out of date roll

    Submitted by Mark Whitton
  6. Dazza

    Meaning

    short for the name Darren

    Used in a sentence

    "oi dazza"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  7. Dead horse

    Meaning

    Tomato sauce

    Used in a sentence

    What's for lunch? Dog's eyes and dead 'orse [meat pies and tomato sauce].

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  8. Deliver the goods

    Meaning

    Deliver what was promised.

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah they always deliver the goods, even if they're finding it a little tricky!

    Submitted by Diana Borthwick
  9. Derro

    Meaning

    Derived from the word 'derelict'. Means an unkept person. US equivalent would be a 'bum'.

    Used in a sentence

    Get a job you bloody derro!

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  10. Devon head

    Meaning

    Bald headed frecked person who's head resembles the German smallgood.

    Used in a sentence

    "Get out of the way ya devonhead!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  11. Devonshire

    Meaning

    An authentic afternoon tea made up of Devonshire Tea, Scones, Cream and Jam

    Used in a sentence

    This arvo I'm off out with the family to enjoy a lovely Devonshire!!

    Submitted by Gavin
  12. Didjabringyabeeralong

    Meaning

    A fictional town in the middle of Australia, near Oonawoopwoop. Named by Terry Pratchet

    Used in a sentence

    Get in ya ute mate, go bush till you get to that big rock near Alice, chuck a leftie, keep goin........& you'll get to Didjabringyabeeralong in the middle of Oonawoopwoop. Don't forget the WATER mate!!!

    Submitted by Leah Speirs
  13. Digger

    Meaning

    Australian soldier

    Used in a sentence

    The digger's fought in world war 2

    Submitted by Lorelei
  14. Dinki-di

    Meaning

    Genuine

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah mate it's dinki-di, I've got one myself!

    Submitted by Phillip Cassar
  15. Dirty Bird

    Meaning

    Kentucky Fried Chicken

    Used in a sentence

    Got some dirty bird for dinner....

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  16. Dish Licker

    Meaning

    Term given to kitchen Staff who wash the dishes

    Used in a sentence

    "How many dish lickers have we got tonight?"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  17. Dish Licker

    Meaning

    Usually means a Dog of the Canine type. - Sometimes referring to Racing Greyhounds.

    Used in a sentence

    The dishlickers ate the roast, while it was defrosting on the table! (The bloody dogs ate our roast.) I done me dough on the dishlickers last night ! (I lost money betting on the Greyhound races.)

    Submitted by Moose Robinson
  18. Do a Bradbury

    Meaning

    When an underdog comes from behind, against all odds, to snatch an unexpected victory, usually due to an element of luck or good fortune.

    Used in a sentence

    Did you see Wazza pull off a Bradbury in that race?

    Submitted by Nathan Hackett
  19. Do bugger all

    Meaning

    To do absolutely nothing

    Used in a sentence

    I'm going to do bugger all this weekend, been a bloody busy week!

    Submitted by Lindsay Wilkes
  20. Do his/her nut

    Meaning

    To throw a tantrum

    Used in a sentence

    "She'll / he'll do their nut over that!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  21. Do The Bolt

    Meaning

    Run away

    Used in a sentence

    "He did the bolt before I could speak to him!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  22. Do the Harold Holt

    Meaning

    Get away from somewhere with speed

    Used in a sentence

    "Once I realised that, I did the Harold Holt!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  23. Do ya' block

    Meaning

    Explode with rage

    Used in a sentence

    "Don't do ya' block" said Davo' to his fiancé when he was late for their wedding.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  24. Do ya 'nana!

    Meaning

    Aussie slang for "going bananas" or tantrum.

    Used in a sentence

    "They got so angry they did their 'nana!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  25. Dodgy Bird

    Meaning

    any other chicken franchise

    Used in a sentence

    Just had some dodgy bird, I'm full mate.

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  26. Dog’s breakfast

    Meaning

    A mess

    Used in a sentence

    First of all you're going to clean up your room, it looks like a dog's breakfast!

    Submitted by Jarrod Whitfield
  27. Dog's Eye

    Meaning

    Meat pie

    Used in a sentence

    'Goin' down the corner shop for a dog's eye"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  28. Done his/her dash

    Meaning

    Term used at cessation of job, life and various other situations.

    Used in a sentence

    "He's done his dash in that job mate."

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  29. Done like a dinner

    Meaning

    over and done with, finished, completed

    Used in a sentence

    That's all finished, done like a dinner.

    Submitted by joanne hodder
  30. Donk

    Meaning

    Engine of a car or truck

    Used in a sentence

    My new Holden's got a V8 donk.

    Submitted by Robin Wiley
  31. Don't get off ya bike

    Meaning

    Its not the biggest problem in the world

    Used in a sentence

    Hey mate, its only a scratch, don't get off ya bike about it

    Submitted by Dimity Jessup
  32. Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill

    Meaning

    Dont exaggerate a situation into more then it is.

    Used in a sentence

    Its no big deal, she's just making a mountain out of a mole hill.

    Submitted by joanne hodder
  33. Double

    Meaning

    Riding pillion on a push bike

    Used in a sentence

    Jack gave me a double up to the pub.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  34. Down Bessy!!

    Meaning

    A phrase used when someone is fired up or angry.

    Used in a sentence

    Down Bessy! You need to calm down.

    Submitted by Ellie Jarvis
  35. Down the gurgler

    Meaning

    Wasted effort, to go down the drainpipe.

    Used in a sentence

    We got a bit of a bum steer, now the whole thing is down the gurgler.

    Submitted by Rebecca Johnston
  36. Drongo

    Meaning

    term given to someone who does something of silly nature

    Used in a sentence

    "What did you do that for ya drongo!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  37. Drop kick

    Meaning

    Loser

    Used in a sentence

    Stevo's got no job, he can't string a sentence together to save his life cause' he drinks too much VB and he still lives at hom with his mother - he's a bloody dropkick!

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  38. Drop kick

    Meaning

    Loser

    Used in a sentence

    Stevo's got no job, he can't string a sentence together to save his life cause' he drinks too much VB and he still lives at hom with his mother - he's a bloody dropkick!

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  39. Dropkick

    Meaning

    A person of little worth.

    Used in a sentence

    Some dropkick squashed a pie on my seat.

    Submitted by Peter Arnold
  40. Dry as a dead dingo

    Meaning

    Extreme thirst

    Used in a sentence

    "My throat is as dry as a dead dingo!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  41. Duck's Guts

    Meaning

    the best / same as "cat's pyjamas" or "bees knees"

    Used in a sentence

    these were the duck's guts when they first came out

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  42. Dunny

    Meaning

    Toilet

    Used in a sentence

    I'm just going to duck into the dunny, be out in a sec.

    Submitted by Andrew Grainger
  43. Durry

    Meaning

    Aussie slang for a cigarette

    Used in a sentence

    Just going out the back for a durry.

    Submitted by Sean Royce
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