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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. Sambo / Sanger

    Meaning

    A sandwich.

    Used in a sentence

    I'm gonna grab a sambo for lunch - you want me to grab you a pie?

    Submitted by Linda Byrne
  2. sarvo

    Meaning

    this afternoon

    Used in a sentence

    it's supposed to rain th'sarvo

    Submitted by Mark Whitton
  3. satdy

    Meaning

    Saturday

    Used in a sentence

    "I think the Swans are playing ths Satdy"

    Submitted by wayne garner
  4. Schmick

    Meaning

    Stylish

    Used in a sentence

    It's pretty schmick, don't think I have seen one that flash before!

    Submitted by Catherine Simmonds
  5. Schmiddy

    Meaning

    A 350 ml (12 fl oz) glass. Derived from combining 'schooner' and 'middy'. Predominately used in Sydney & Canberra.

    Used in a sentence

    Can I get a schmiddy of shandy thanks.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  6. Schoolies week

    Meaning

    A tradition where High School graduates celebrate the end of the academic year with a week of fun in southern Queensland.

    Used in a sentence

    Man, I was maggotted the entire time at schoolies week.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  7. schooner

    Meaning

    A 425ml glass (15 fl oz) in Sydney, Canberra, Darwin, Brisbane, Townsville, Hobart, Melbourne & Perth. Note that in Adelaide it's only a 285ml glass. See also fifteen and pint.

    Used in a sentence

    Can I get a schooner of beer thanks.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  8. Scorcher

    Meaning

    A very hot day

    Used in a sentence

    That weather bloke said it's going to be a scorcher - maybe 45 degrees or so.

    Submitted by Diane Maroney
  9. Scrub-headed turkey

    Meaning

    An ugly person. A bush turkey.

    Used in a sentence

    He's got a head on him like a scrub-headed turkey.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  10. Scuffs

    Meaning

    Shoes

    Used in a sentence

    Take your scuffs off so I can polish them.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  11. Scull

    Meaning

    To rappidly consume one's beverage.

    Used in a sentence

    Prime Minister Bob Hawke was in the Guinness Book of Records for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds in 1954.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  12. see you round like a rissole

    Meaning

    i'll be seeing you

    Used in a sentence

    see you round like a rissole

    Submitted by peter dunn
  13. seedy

    Meaning

    hungover

    Used in a sentence

    i was a bit seedy after mixing my drinks last night

    Submitted by Mark Whitton
  14. Servo

    Meaning

    A service station. A place to buy fuel.

    Used in a sentence

    Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo and a chicko roll!

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  15. Settle Petal

    Meaning

    A phrase used when someone is fired up, angry or otherwise upset.

    Used in a sentence

    Settle Petal! It'll be right as rain.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  16. Seven

    Meaning

    A 200ml glass (7 fl oz). Also called a 'butcher' Adelaide and a 'glass' in Perth and Melbourne

    Used in a sentence

    Give me a seven of coke please.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  17. Shark Bisquit

    Meaning

    Your food for sharks

    Used in a sentence

    Look at that rookie surfer, he is going to be a shark bisquit.

    Submitted by Scott Hruby
  18. sheila

    Meaning

    Aussie woman or girl

    Used in a sentence

    "She`s a good lookin sheila"

    Submitted by Evan Young
  19. Shelia

    Meaning

    Australian girl / female

    Used in a sentence

    I'm going out with this SHELIA

    Submitted by Karen
  20. She'll be apples

    Meaning

    Everything will be alright

    Used in a sentence

    Just give it another go, she'll be apples I'm sure.

    Submitted by Andy Richardson
  21. Shemozzle

    Meaning

    A mess

    Used in a sentence

    The whole thing is a shemozzle, I thought he was doing it and he thought I was doing it!

    Submitted by Monica Sutton
  22. She's cactus!

    Meaning

    An item won't work

    Used in a sentence

    I tried to use the television but she's cactus!

    Submitted by Maureen Alexander
  23. Shetland

    Meaning

    A 115ml (4 fl oz) glass in Perth. See also small beer.

    Used in a sentence

    Who would bother ordering a shetland of beer?

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  24. Shin dig

    Meaning

    A raucous party.

    Used in a sentence

    Bruce had a huge shin dig at his place on Saturday night.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  25. Shoo-in

    Meaning

    Certainty to win something

    Used in a sentence

    Mate it's a shoo-in, have a lobster on it and you'll win for sure!

    Submitted by Leanne Bell
  26. Shoot through

    Meaning

    To leave in a hurry

    Used in a sentence

    I've gotta shoot through, need to be in the city be 6.

    Submitted by Craig Maistry
  27. Shot Duck

    Meaning

    tired, exhausted.

    Used in a sentence

    "Mate after all that work i'm a shot duck"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  28. Shot tower

    Meaning

    Toilet [bowl]

    Used in a sentence

    Not now, gotta go to the shot tower.

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  29. Show you the ropes

    Meaning

    Show you how to do a job or task

    Used in a sentence

    This is Ron, he'll show you the ropes.

    Submitted by Simone Reynolds
  30. Showering

    Meaning

    The act of tossing someone into a shower with the victim still fully clothed, and then turning the shower on.

    Used in a sentence

    We gave Macca a showering: he was soaked.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  31. Skip

    Meaning

    Term of endearment from an emigrated southern european

    Used in a sentence

    Bloody skip! Don't you know what baklava is?

    Submitted by Karen Blake
  32. slacker

    Meaning

    someone who is lazy.

    Used in a sentence

    "I asked you to put the rubbish out yesterday and it's still there, you slacker."

    Submitted by Susan Zakhia
  33. slater

    Meaning

    see you later

    Used in a sentence

    Person 1: Gonna go home now. Person 2: Slater Person 1: Yeah slater

    Submitted by marksy
  34. Slave-labour

    Meaning

    Hard work that is poorly paid

    Used in a sentence

    It's like slave-labour - I've been at it for days and he's going to give me a 50!

    Submitted by Margo Hedley
  35. Sleven

    Meaning

    A 7-11 convenience store.

    Used in a sentence

    We were drunk and hungry so we went on a sleven run.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  36. Small beer

    Meaning

    A 115ml/4oz glass in Hobart. Referred to as a Shetland in WA.

    Used in a sentence

    Can I get a small beer thanks.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  37. Snag

    Meaning

    Sausage, 'sensitive, new-age guy' [usually derogatory]

    Used in a sentence

    'Ere, 'ave a snag with ya chop. Wow, you're a real snag, Brian.

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  38. Snag

    Meaning

    Sausage

    Used in a sentence

    Chuck a snag on one of those rolls for us!

    Submitted by Linda Whyte
  39. Snake Hips

    Meaning

    Someone who is very skinny or has no hips.

    Used in a sentence

    Check those jeans out, haven't they got some snake hips!

    Submitted by Matthew Wilson
  40. Snog

    Meaning

    To kiss passionately. Fresh kiss.

    Used in a sentence

    I picked up this chick at the bar last night but all I got was a bit of a snog.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  41. Soul Case

    Meaning

    Body

    Used in a sentence

    I been working my soul case out and I'm bloody tired.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  42. Sparra's guts [sparrow's guts]

    Meaning

    Asparagus

    Used in a sentence

    Snags, carrots and sparra's guts.

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  43. Sparrow's fart

    Meaning

    Very early in the morning - just before dawn

    Used in a sentence

    They got up at sparrow's fat to go fishing.

    Submitted by L Cropley
  44. Spesh

    Meaning

    Special

    Used in a sentence

    Is that your daughter? OH she's a spesh isn't she?!

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  45. Spew

    Meaning

    To vomit

    Used in a sentence

    "She spewed everywhere"

    Submitted by chantalle handley
  46. Spewing

    Meaning

    Literally means to vomit. May also be used to indicate dissatisfaction.

    Used in a sentence

    Kelly was spewing everywhere after a bad lamb sandwich. I was spewing about the ref's call.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  47. spewing / spewin'

    Meaning

    very upset, not happy

    Used in a sentence

    Spewin' i missed it.

    Submitted by michelle kitzler
  48. Spray

    Meaning

    Insult and complain without taking a breath

    Used in a sentence

    Bruce copped a spray when the team lost.

    Submitted by L Cropley
  49. stacks on

    Meaning

    The act of piling on a person, for any sort of reason.

    Used in a sentence

    Jimbo called stacks on Billy and it was like a mountain of people.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  50. Steve McGarrett

    Meaning

    Fifty of something, mostly as a reference to money. Named from the main character in Hawaii 5-0

    Used in a sentence

    "Can you lend me a steve mcgarret?" "Ive got a steve mcgarret in my pocket"

    Submitted by Evan Young
  51. Stick

    Meaning

    surfboard

    Used in a sentence

    Mate i got a new stick the other day, its bloody awesome.

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  52. Stick that in your pipe and smoke it!

    Meaning

    Ha I was right

    Used in a sentence

    Your wrong and im right so stick that in your pipe and smoke it

    Submitted by Jack Allen
  53. Sticky Beak

    Meaning

    A nosey person

    Used in a sentence

    She's a real sticky beak!

    Submitted by Donald Bender
  54. Stinka

    Meaning

    Very hot weather

    Used in a sentence

    Yep, it's gonna be a real stinka today.

    Submitted by Alicia
  55. Stirrer

    Meaning

    Someone who deliberately causes trouble

    Used in a sentence

    That blokes just a stirrer, don't worry about it.

    Submitted by Hugh Spackman
  56. Stone the crows

    Meaning

    a total suprise,a shocking revalation

    Used in a sentence

    stone the crows,streuth would you believe that

    Submitted by steve evans
  57. STRAYA

    Meaning

    Australia

    Used in a sentence

    (In a sporting event) "GO STRAYA!!"

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  58. Strewth

    Meaning

    An exclamation similair to 'crikey'. Usually an expression of surprise, disgust or amazement.

    Used in a sentence

    Strewth, where'd you get that coldie from? Strewth, you had us all bloody worried when you did show up at the footie.

    Submitted by Justin Waters
  59. Strike Me Lucky

    Meaning

    When a person recieves good news or wins money or prizes

    Used in a sentence

    Strike me lucky i've won the lotto and my horse came first in the melbourne cup !

    Submitted by Ken Lee
  60. Stubbie

    Meaning

    A short glass 375ml bottle used for beer.

    Used in a sentence

    Grab me a stubbie out of the esky.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  61. Stubbies

    Meaning

    Embarrassingly short/tight mens' shorts popular in 1970's

    Used in a sentence

    He sure looks spunky in those Stubbies.

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  62. Stubby

    Meaning

    A small bottle of beer

    Used in a sentence

    Grab us a stubby can ya mate?

    Submitted by Felicity Kirkland
  63. Stuffed

    Meaning

    Exhausted

    Used in a sentence

    I ran across the coathanger at full pelt - I am bloody stuffed!

    Submitted by Jeffrey Pont
  64. Sundy

    Meaning

    Sunday

    Used in a sentence

    "See you sundy"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  65. Swipe / Swiped

    Meaning

    Steal

    Used in a sentence

    I left it in the back of the ute and someone swiped it!

    Submitted by Terrence Schippers
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