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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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  1. Layabout

    Meaning

    A lazy person

    Used in a sentence

    He's a useless layabout.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  2. Lemon spread

    Meaning

    Rhyming slang for head.

    Used in a sentence

    She hit her hubby right in the lemon spread for coming home drunk again.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  3. Let the Dog see the Rabbit

    Meaning

    Get out of the way, you're blocking what I am looking at.

    Used in a sentence

    OK, let the Dog see the Rabbit, I can't see where I am going.

    Submitted by Howard Smith
  4. like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge.

    Meaning

    to be alone.

    Used in a sentence

    At lunchtime, the new boy at school, was like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge.

    Submitted by Susan Cooper
  5. like a cat in a room full of rocking chairs

    Meaning

    in strife

    Used in a sentence

    you're like a cat in a room full of rocking chairs

    Submitted by james richards
  6. Like a cat on a hot tin roof.

    Meaning

    Really nervous, in trouble.

    Used in a sentence

    Did you do that mate because you look like a cat on a hot tin roof?

    Submitted by Andrew Keymer
  7. Like a frog in a sock

    Meaning

    To lose one's temper

    Used in a sentence

    "ohhhh mate, the missus went off like a frog in a sock when she saw the mess I left the barby in last night"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  8. Like Fun!

    Meaning

    As if! / Yeah right!

    Used in a sentence

    He thinks he'll get away with it? Like fun he will!

    Submitted by travel bug
  9. Lippie

    Meaning

    Lipstick

    Used in a sentence

    I'm just going to pop some lippie on and then we can go!

    Submitted by Alexys Mason
  10. Lobbed up

    Meaning

    Arrived unexpectedly

    Used in a sentence

    Johno' was happy when Kylie lobbed up to his party.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  11. Lobster

    Meaning

    Sunburn

    Used in a sentence

    Hey .. you've turned lobster

    Submitted by L Cropley
  12. Lobster

    Meaning

    An Australian $20 note (called a lobster because it is orange in colour).

    Used in a sentence

    Mate can you lend us a lobster, I left my wallet at home!

    Submitted by Kate Williams
  13. Lollies

    Meaning

    Candy

    Used in a sentence

    Gonna buy a bag of lollies while I'm at the shop

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
  14. Long as a wet weekend

    Meaning

    A very long time

    Used in a sentence

    Seemed as long as a wet weekend, had to wait for bloody ages!

    Submitted by Constantine Reichelt
  15. Loo

    Meaning

    toilet

    Used in a sentence

    I drank to much gotta go to the loo

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
  16. Lost the plot

    Meaning

    To be beyond normal reasoning

    Used in a sentence

    "That bloke doesn't know what he's talking about, he's lost the plot!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  17. Lower then a snakes belly.

    Meaning

    Someone that is not of good character. (crook)

    Used in a sentence

    Don't trust that bloke, he's lower then a snakes belly.

    Submitted by joanne hodder
  18. Lycra Louts

    Meaning

    Lycra wearing males at the gym.

    Used in a sentence

    Mate there were too many lycra louts to get a machine.

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
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