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Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

Look up Aussie slang phrases and words you'll only hear in Australia.

10 slang results starting with the letter 'a'

A couple of sandwiches short of a picnic

Meaning

Someone who does things without thinking

Used in a sentence

I think that person is a couple of sandwiches short of a picnic, did you see what they just did?

Joanne Hodder

a stubbie short of a six pack

Meaning

Someone who is a bit crazy

Used in a sentence

He's a stubbie short of a six pack, that bloke.

Adam Power

Ambo

Meaning

Ambulance

Used in a sentence

There were heaps of ambos flying up the main road after a big car accident.

Shellee

Ankle Biter

Meaning

A young child

Used in a sentence

Heaps of ankle biters in that park

Maorriyan Santoso

Arc up

Meaning

To lose one's temper

Used in a sentence

Jacko arc'd up at Kev, he was that furious.

Gavin Begbie

Are your ears painted on?

Meaning

Somebody who does not listen

Used in a sentence

I was talking to you......are your ears painted on?

Leoni Aitchison

Arvo

Meaning

Afternoon

Used in a sentence

Want to come over this arvo?

Marcus Rummler

As crook as Rookwood

Meaning

Very sick. Rookwood is an old cemetery in Sydney.

Used in a sentence

I'm feeling as crook as Rookwood so should go and see the doctor.

Shellee

AUSSIE MIGHT

Meaning

Saturday, 10 November 2012 Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that while the ongoing Australia vs. South Africa Test series will be a 'ripper', there are still wide concerns about the batting order in the Aussie team.

Used in a sentence

Dean Jones says: "concerns prevalent over 'AUSSIE MIGHT' in ongoing Test series"

Aussie Might

Av a go

Meaning

To try something.

Used in a sentence

It won't hurt you, av a go at it.

Kerry Walsh