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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. Pack it in

    Meaning

    To give up on something

    Used in a sentence

    Mate I am done, going to pack it in - this rain doesn't look like it's gonna let up!

    Submitted by Shannon Rowland
  2. Packing darkies

    Meaning

    To be so scared or worried that you need to wear dark undies as you could poo your pants.

    Used in a sentence

    The waves were so big out there, I was packing darkies!

    Submitted by Matt White
  3. Pansy

    Meaning

    Person who is too scared to try something

    Used in a sentence

    "Have a go ya pansy!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  4. Pass muster

    Meaning

    The group approves

    Used in a sentence

    When Bruce brought his new girlfriend home he was hoping she would pass muster.

    Submitted by L Cropley
  5. Pat Malone

    Meaning

    Rhyming slang for on your on.

    Used in a sentence

    I went up the coast on my Pat Malone.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  6. Pav

    Meaning

    Pavlova

    Used in a sentence

    Luv the old pav, a bit of cream - bloody beautiful!

    Submitted by Roger Mackenzie
  7. Peanut Gallery

    Meaning

    Someone or several people watching others and not doing much. Usually not helping if they could be.

    Used in a sentence

    What are you doing here like a peanut gallery? Grab a shovel and start digging.

    Submitted by Cherie Dupont
  8. Pearler

    Meaning

    Something very impressive

    Used in a sentence

    Strewth, look at that pearler in the garage!

    Submitted by Nathan Hackett
  9. Pick up (or picked up)

    Meaning

    To gain a partner which leads to snogging and possibly some shagging.

    Used in a sentence

    I picked up the hottest chick last night.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  10. Picking a winner

    Meaning

    Picking your nose

    Used in a sentence

    Looks like that bloke's picking a winner.

    Submitted by Lisa McCarthy
  11. Picking your seat / Picking your ring

    Meaning

    Picking at your bum

    Used in a sentence

    You right there? Just picking your seat? I'll be right in a minute, just picking my ring.

    Submitted by Lisa McCarthy
  12. Pill

    Meaning

    Term given to a football or a fool.

    Used in a sentence

    " why did you do that ya pill?!" "Oh and he's dropped the pill, thats a turnover"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  13. Pineapple

    Meaning

    Aussie 50 dollar note

    Used in a sentence

    "sorry mate all i got is a pineapple"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  14. Pint

    Meaning

    A 570 ml (20 fl oz) glass. In Adelaide it is referred to as an 'imperial pint', with a pint being a 425 ml glass.

    Used in a sentence

    Can I get a pint of beer thanks.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  15. Plasticised

    Meaning

    covered in plastic

    Used in a sentence

    I was trying to find a way of explaining how I needed to cover some boxes to send down south and I invented this word.

    Submitted by grace lee
  16. Poddy

    Meaning

    Orphaned calf. Orphan.

    Used in a sentence

    He's a poddy. He never knew his parents.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  17. Poets Day

    Meaning

    leave work early, tomorrows Saturday.

    Used in a sentence

    Aussie workers will often finish early on a 'Friday' to have a few beers with their mates. Friday is known as 'Poets' day.

    Submitted by Jim Harold
  18. Pog

    Meaning

    Unattractive girl/ woman

    Used in a sentence

    Do you think she's cute? No, she's a bit of a Pog...

    Submitted by Michael Michalos
  19. Pomme

    Meaning

    Person from the UK

    Used in a sentence

    He's a pomme, visiting for a holiday.

    Submitted by Vicki Stebbins
  20. Pong

    Meaning

    Smell

    Used in a sentence

    Geez mate, you pong!

    Submitted by travel bug
  21. Pony

    Meaning

    A 140ml (5 fl oz) glass. Also called a Five in Townsville or a Horse in Melbourne.

    Used in a sentence

    Can I have a pony of shandy?

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  22. Port

    Meaning

    Suitcase or school bag

    Used in a sentence

    Get that port out of the hall before someone trips over it!

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  23. Pot

    Meaning

    A 285ml glass (10 fl oz) in Brisbane, Hobart and Melbourne. See also middy, handle, half pint, schooner & ten.

    Used in a sentence

    Can I have a pot of beer thanks.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  24. Prawn

    Meaning

    Person who has a little too much to drink

    Used in a sentence

    Bluey was a real prawn when he drank too much!

    Submitted by L Cropley
  25. Pull your head in

    Meaning

    Mind your own business.

    Used in a sentence

    I just think you should pull your head in, if they wanted you to know they'd tell ya!

    Submitted by Tim Larsen
  26. Pull your socks up

    Meaning

    To smarten up or improve

    Used in a sentence

    You've gotta pull your socks up, this just isn't good enough!

    Submitted by Kevin Hollows
  27. Pulling Your Leg

    Meaning

    misleading one for amusement

    Used in a sentence

    He's only pulling your leg. That scar's from an operation, not a bullet

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  28. Put a sock in it

    Meaning

    stop talking

    Used in a sentence

    That bloke is such a loud mouth, I wish he'd put a sock in it!

    Submitted by ILDI WETHERELL
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