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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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  1. ta

    Meaning

    thank you

    Used in a sentence

    "ta, for that" or "ta, mate."

    Submitted by michelle kitzler
  2. Tablet

    Meaning

    A writing pad

    Used in a sentence

    Where's the phone tablet? I need to write down the number before I forget.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  3. Taking the piss

    Meaning

    Teasing / making fun of / joking

    Used in a sentence

    Don't worry, I'm just taking the piss.

    Submitted by travel bug
  4. Tanty

    Meaning

    Throw a tantrum

    Used in a sentence

    "He hit his thumb with a hammer and threw a massive tanty!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  5. Technicolour Yawn

    Meaning

    Vomit

    Used in a sentence

    He had a technicolour yawn into the dunny.

    Submitted by Tracy Harris
  6. Tee-up

    Meaning

    To make arrangements

    Used in a sentence

    Leave it with me, I'll tee-up a meeting with that bloke from down the road.

    Submitted by Claire Pigram
  7. Temporary citizen

    Meaning

    An irresponsible driver who will likely kill himself.

    Used in a sentence

    Don't get in the car with him. He's a temporary citizen.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  8. That's the plan Stan

    Meaning

    That's what I'm planning to do.

    Used in a sentence

    Mike - Are you planning to finish that?? Macca ; "That's the plan Stan!"

    Submitted by Ayesha Pereira
  9. That's the way the cookie crumbles.

    Meaning

    That's the way things go.

    Used in a sentence

    Someone loses, or something goes wrong....you'd say "That's the way the cookie crumbles."

    Submitted by Belinda Walkom
  10. The Dabldo Boys

    Meaning

    Council workers repairing pot holes

    Used in a sentence

    Instead of repairing the road properly, the workers fill the pot hole with a couple of shovel loads of bitumen and say, 'just a dab 'l do'.

    Submitted by Gordon Millar
  11. the dog and bone

    Meaning

    he was talking on the telephone to a friend.

    Used in a sentence

    the young chap was talking on the dog and bone.

    Submitted by josh dunn
  12. The Drink

    Meaning

    Body of water

    Used in a sentence

    We were out in the Tinny, came up a bit rough and Stevo ended up in the Drink.

    Submitted by Todd McGeary
  13. The Might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"

    Meaning

    "Our Great Australian Spirit or Inner Strengh" from the Diggers, Eurika, Kelly and the ANZACS to Dick Smith, Steve Irwin, Eddy Marbo our farmers and the fair dinkum Aussie Battlers, Blokes or Sheilas: "We never stop fighting for what we believe in".

    Used in a sentence

    During the war- though out numbered, our Diggers still showed the enemy the might Of "AUSSIE MIGHT"

    Submitted by AUSSIE MIGHT
  14. Thick as a brick

    Meaning

    Not very smart

    Used in a sentence

    That fella's as thick as a brick

    Submitted by Kerry Walsh
  15. Thongs

    Meaning

    Flip-flops, sandals

    Used in a sentence

    Every Australian owns a pair of thongs.

    Submitted by travel bug
  16. Ticker

    Meaning

    Heart

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah she definitely showed a lot of ticker to win that race!

    Submitted by Jamie Smailes
  17. Tickets to the trots

    Meaning

    Toilet paper

    Used in a sentence

    Hand me another roll of tickets to the trots please.

    Submitted by Debbie Horrocks
  18. Tickety Boo

    Meaning

    It'll be ok

    Used in a sentence

    Dont worry it'll turn out just tickety boo.

    Submitted by joanne hodder
  19. Tickle the ivories

    Meaning

    Play the piano

    Used in a sentence

    Nothin like listening to that bloke tickle the ivories, he can definitely play! But have you heard him sing?!?

    Submitted by Andrew Moclair
  20. tie one on

    Meaning

    to have a big night of drinking

    Used in a sentence

    you look sick, did you tie one on last night?

    Submitted by Mark Whitton
  21. Tight as a fishes bum

    Meaning

    Someone thats not very generous

    Used in a sentence

    Dont expect anything from him, he's as tight as a fishes bum and thats water proof.

    Submitted by joanne hodder
  22. Tinny

    Meaning

    Small aluminium boat

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah, we'll just grab the tinny and go out Crabin'

    Submitted by Todd McGeary
  23. Tinny

    Meaning

    Can of beer

    Used in a sentence

    "Lets are a barbie, have a few tinny's while the cricket's on"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  24. Togs

    Meaning

    Swimwear

    Used in a sentence

    Oi we're goin' to the beach, bring ya togs!

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  25. too right

    Meaning

    Emphasising that something is absolutely correct.

    Used in a sentence

    "Bloody hot today, mate." "Too right it is."

    Submitted by Shellee
  26. Top drop

    Meaning

    A good bottle of wine

    Used in a sentence

    It's a bloody top drop, gettin a bit hard to find now as every man and his dog knows about it!

    Submitted by Mark Weir
  27. Toss the Boss

    Meaning

    Toss the boss is a drinking game promoted by publicans in Australia. Simply toss a coin (somes 2 coins or die) to determine whether you pay for your drink!

    Used in a sentence

    I’m heading down to the pub for Toss the Boss.

    Submitted by Damien Bond
  28. Trackie / Trackie Daks

    Meaning

    Tracksuit, tracksuit pants

    Used in a sentence

    I just feel like chuckin' my trackie dacks on and havin a bit of a bludge!

    Submitted by Julien Yandell
  29. Tribe hound

    Meaning

    A mongrel dog

    Used in a sentence

    Shut that bloody tribe hound up, it's been barking all night.

    Submitted by Kevin Burton
  30. Truck Load

    Meaning

    A lot

    Used in a sentence

    Mate, that's a truck load of beer. Are you having a party?

    Submitted by Jim Harold
  31. Truckies tan

    Meaning

    Where the arm hanging out a car window gets more tanned than the other

    Used in a sentence

    "Mate check out that guy's truckie tan!!"

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  32. Twigged

    Meaning

    Suddenly realised.

    Used in a sentence

    Richo' twigged what was going to happen.

    Submitted by Gavin Begbie
  33. Two men and a dog

    Meaning

    A very small crowd

    Used in a sentence

    Yeah mate it was a quiet one, two men and a dog.

    Submitted by Corinne Hodge
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