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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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  1. Rabbit On / Rabbitin' On

    Meaning

    Talks a lot

    Used in a sentence

    She was rabbitin' on, talking about this and that - I wasn't even listening in the end!

    Submitted by Rodney McLeod
  2. Rack off

    Meaning

    Go away

    Used in a sentence

    I wish these flies would rack off, trying to eat my sausage sambo!

    Submitted by Dan Graham
  3. Rafferty's Rules

    Meaning

    no rules at all

    Used in a sentence

    Let's do it Rafferty's (rules) man!

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  4. Ranga

    Meaning

    A person with any shade of red hair (descriptive not derogatory in my experience)

    Used in a sentence

    My brother is the ranga over there in the green shirt.

    Submitted by Sonja Creary
  5. Rat Bag

    Meaning

    You're crazy - or you're nuts (in a fun way)

    Used in a sentence

    C'mon you rat bags, get serious!

    Submitted by Maureen Olsen
  6. rattle your dags

    Meaning

    hurry up

    Used in a sentence

    I'm leaving and if you're coming you'll have to rattle your dags!

    Submitted by Beverley Milne
  7. Reckon

    Meaning

    Do you think?

    Used in a sentence

    Do you reckon we'll have a barbie later?

    Submitted by Belinda Walkom
  8. Red Ned

    Meaning

    cheap wine

    Used in a sentence

    Let's order some Red Ned with the meal, ya reckon?

    Submitted by Harald Klette
  9. Redback

    Meaning

    A $20 note, that was printed on RED paper, prior to 'Plastic Money'. ('Plastic Money' was issued in1992 )

    Used in a sentence

    Lend us a redback till payday mate? (Give me $20, which I may, or may not, repay on payday.) A couple of redbacks should cover the petrol. ($40 should be enough for the gasoline.)

    Submitted by Moose Robinson
  10. Reg Grundys

    Meaning

    Underwear

    Used in a sentence

    Just swim in your Reg Grundys

    Submitted by Nathan Hackett
  11. Rego

    Meaning

    Car registration

    Used in a sentence

    Mum I'm off to grab some rego for the ute, then going for a surf - see ya later.

    Submitted by Sharon Reed
  12. Ridgy didge

    Meaning

    Genuine

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah mate, he's ridgy didge - won a silver medal at the Olympics!

    Submitted by Louise Goodman
  13. Right as rain

    Meaning

    Everything will be ok

    Used in a sentence

    Look it's a bit buggered up right now, but she'll be right as rain come tomorrow.

    Submitted by Loren Hill
  14. Righto

    Meaning

    Ok

    Used in a sentence

    They say "Im going to the shop", you would reply "Righto, see ya when you get back.

    Submitted by Shaun Cox
  15. Ringer

    Meaning

    Expert. Top man.

    Used in a sentence

    You should have seen that ringer work. He showed the young blokes up.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  16. Ripper

    Meaning

    Fantastic, top, unreal

    Used in a sentence

    That was a ripper time i had yesterday, mate.

    Submitted by michelle kitzler
  17. Roo

    Meaning

    Kangaroo

    Used in a sentence

    A roo just jumped across the road.

    Submitted by travel bug
  18. Rub it in

    Meaning

    Repeated reminder of something negative

    Used in a sentence

    Just because my footy side lost again doesn't mean you need to rub it in!

    Submitted by Neville Watson
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