17 Australian Slang Terms That Need To Make A Comeback
Meaning: Things will be alright.
Usage: “My mate Daveo said he wanted to have a barbie tomorrow, think it’ll rain tho?”
“Nah, she’ll be apples.”
Meaning: Brushing flies away.
Usage: “Oi, is that dickhead waving at us?”
“Nah, he’s giving you the Aussie salute.”
Meaning: A shit in the ocean.
Usage: “OI, SWIM FASTER. THERE’S A BONDI CIGAR RIDING A WAVE AND IT’S GAININ’ ON YA.”
Meaning: Fuckin’ far away.
Usage: “Hang on, are you joking? I’m not going beyond the black stump because you want a fuckin’ cold-pressed juice, you fuckhead.”
Meaning: Haven’t got any money.
Usage: “Hey Shaz, can you shout me this cab sav? I haven’t got a brass razoo.”
Meaning: Not here to mess around. Can be used as a reply to obvious questions.
Usage: “Would you boys like a beer?”
“Well, we’re not here to fuck spiders…”
Meaning: Using your finger to clog one nostril while blowing mucus out the other.
Usage: “Fuck me dead, I’ve got no tissues and a massive bat in the cave.”
“Use a bushman’s hanky.”
Meaning: Have a look.
Usage: “Does Coles sell undies? I’ve shat this pair.”
“Dunno, I can run down and have a Captain Cook?”
Usage: “What happened to the humidity? It’s as dry as a dead dingo’s donga out here.”
Meaning: Sounding angry.
Usage: “You alright? You sound as cross as a frog in a sock.”
Meaning: Lacking in intellect.
Usage: “You know your mate Shane, has he got a few roos loose in the top paddock?”
Meaning: Who farted?
Usage: “FAR OUT, THE UTE STINKS LIKE A DAY-OLD GROG BOG. WHO OPENED THEIR LUNCH?”
Usage: “Gonna have a barbie tomorrow if the day is good. BYO piss but mystery bags are on us.”
Meaning: Beginner surfer.
Usage: “Me missus gave me surf lessons for Chrissie, but I feel like a bit of a shark biscuit at the moment.”
Meaning: Urinal cakes.
Usage: “Far out, Daniel, you’re splashing all over the shop. Aim for the trough lolly, you fuckhead.”
Meaning: Tomato sauce.
Usage: “Oi Helen, you got any dead horse? This pie is dryer than a dead dingo’s donga.”
Meaning: To be up one’s own arse.
Usage: “You’ve got tickets on yourself if you think I’m giving you a handy in the movies again.”