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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. Galah

    Meaning

    Silly person.

    Used in a sentence

    He looked like a total galah.

    Submitted by travel bug
  2. Gander

    Meaning

    To look at something

    Used in a sentence

    "Hey dazza, have a gander at this!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  3. Gazza

    Meaning

    short (or long in this case) for the name Gary

    Used in a sentence

    "oi Gazza!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  4. G-day

    Meaning

    It's a way of saying hello. It means good day.

    Used in a sentence

    The police man said G-day to the children as they rode by on there bikes.

    Submitted by Hayley
  5. G'day, gidday

    Meaning

    abbreviation of "good day"

    Used in a sentence

    G'day mate!

    Submitted by Gareth Cook
  6. Gee ay!

    Meaning

    Is that right?

    Used in a sentence

    'We're havin' that family over for dinner.' 'GEE AY!'

    Submitted by Nick Kohn
  7. Gee up

    Meaning

    To excite or encourage.

    Used in a sentence

    Come on mate, gee up! Can also mean 'is this genuine' eg: My friend told me he got $200 off the price of these jeans, is that a gee up or what?

    Submitted by Patrick Dunn
  8. Get a dog up ya

    Meaning

    Used when voicing your displeasure at someone

    Used in a sentence

    "Get a dog up ya,you lazy mongrel"

    Submitted by garth odowd
  9. Get a handle on something

    Meaning

    To understand something

    Used in a sentence

    I'm tryin' and get a handle on something, once I've got it figured out she'll be right!

    Submitted by Jason Bates
  10. Get off the grass

    Meaning

    I dont believe you. Unacceptable information

    Used in a sentence

    Get off the grass. They won't win the grand final.

    Submitted by L Cropley
  11. Give it a burl, give it a whirl

    Meaning

    To try something that you haven’t done before

    Used in a sentence

    Nah I haven't sky dived but I would give it a burl.

    Submitted by Carolyn Thomas
  12. Go for a row

    Meaning

    To be in a predicament, to be in deep trouble

    Used in a sentence

    He's been caught speeding ten times, he'll go for a row for sure.

    Submitted by Stuart McPherson
  13. Goes like the clappers

    Meaning

    To move really fast.

    Used in a sentence

    Usain Bolt runs like the clappers mate!

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  14. Goldie

    Meaning

    1 or 2 dollar coin

    Used in a sentence

    oi lend us a goldie will ya?!

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  15. Good sort

    Meaning

    Pretty / nubile young woman

    Used in a sentence

    Standing on the corner watching all the good sorts walk by.

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  16. Gorge

    Meaning

    Georgeous

    Used in a sentence

    Check out that dress! Isn't it Gorge?

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  17. Got a head like a robber's dog

    Meaning

    Ugly, not handsome.

    Used in a sentence

    Oooh. That's not a pretty sight, he's got a head like a robber's dog.

    Submitted by Stuart McPherson
  18. grass cutter

    Meaning

    someon'e moving in on your turf

    Used in a sentence

    watch out cause he's a grass cutter.

    Submitted by Aristotle McKinnas
  19. Grease Frisbee

    Meaning

    Pizza

    Used in a sentence

    Mate we've got a grease frisbee, you want some?

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  20. Grog

    Meaning

    Alcohol

    Used in a sentence

    Going to the bottleshop to get some grog.

    Submitted by Shaun Cox
  21. Grumblebum

    Meaning

    Someone who complains a lot

    Used in a sentence

    This bloke is such a grumblebum, wish he'd stop havin a whinge!

    Submitted by Daniella Law
  22. Gumbies

    Meaning

    Gum boots, Wellingtons, .. long waterproof boots made of rubber

    Used in a sentence

    We've had so much rain this season I've lived in my Gumbies

    Submitted by L Cropley
  23. Gunna

    Meaning

    'going to' or 'going to the'

    Used in a sentence

    Gunna beach?

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  24. Gutless wonder

    Meaning

    A coward.

    Used in a sentence

    Anyway I heard on the bush telegraph that he robbed some old lady, what a gutless wonder!

    Submitted by Josh Gleeson
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