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

50 slang results starting with the letter 'b'

Back of Bourke

Meaning

Used in a sentence

Person 1 - "I've never heard of that town". Person 2 - "That because it's back of Bourke mate".

Alex Nesbitt

Bangers

Meaning

Sausages (commonly found on the BBQ)

Used in a sentence

Would you like some White Crow on your Bangers?

L Cropley

Barbie / Barby

Meaning

A barbecue

Used in a sentence

Just getting a few mates together for Australia Day and having a bit of a barbie

Blake Brooks

Battler

Meaning

An ordinary person, of the working class, an underdog, stoic against life's adversity.

Used in a sentence

the battler is somebody who finds in life that they have to work hard for everything they get ...

Gavin Begbie

Beauty

Meaning

An item of high quality

Used in a sentence

She's a beauty that one

Mitch Henderson

Beauty bottler

Meaning

Expresses delight or satisfaction with a situation, person or object

Used in a sentence

Mate, that new ute of yours is a real beauty bottler!

Adam Davey

Bee's Knees

Meaning

something of high quality

Used in a sentence

Mate those snags are the bee's knees hey?

Ryan Sorensen

beer o'clock

Meaning

Time for a beer

Used in a sentence

Hey mate, its beer o'clock.

kylie farmer

Berko

Meaning

Someone who gets angry for no apparent reason.

Used in a sentence

I forgot to pass on the message and he just went berko!

Geoffrey Saunders

best thing since sliced bread

Meaning

A good invention, a good happening, something good.

Used in a sentence

You're the best thing since sliced bread.

joanne hodder

Beyond the Black Stump

Meaning

Middle of nowhere

Used in a sentence

We're driving out beyond the black stump

Matt Passmore

Bicky, Bickie

Meaning

Sweet cookie or biscuit

Used in a sentence

Choc-chip bickies, YUM!

Milli

Big smoke

Meaning

Big city

Used in a sentence

Hey man, were ya at the big smoke last week?

Harald Klette

Bingle

Meaning

A minor car accident

Used in a sentence

It wasn't good, I took the old man's car and had a bit of a bingle in it. Doesn't look too bad but I reckon he'll go berko.

Tim Hollows

Bless your cotton socks

Meaning

Bless you. Aren't you wonderful. I really appreciate that!

Used in a sentence

Oh you put my bins out for me yesterday? Bless your cotton socks, darl!

Corinne Twomey

Blimey

Meaning

Exclamation of surprise/disbelief/exasperation

Used in a sentence

'Blimey' mate you gave me a surprise.

Kerry

Bloke

Meaning

Australian man

Used in a sentence

This bloke from down the road has got the most awesome ute, it's tops!

Roberto Pajor

Bloody oath

Meaning

yes / true

Used in a sentence

Bloody oath mate, that is so true

Emma-Lee Knight

Bloody Ripper

Meaning

Fantastic

Used in a sentence

That's a bloody ripper.

Belinda Walkom

Blotto

Meaning

Very drunk

Used in a sentence

That guy's completely blotto.

travel bug

Blow your dough

Meaning

Spend all your money

Used in a sentence

I had a cracker of a day at the races, did you blow your dough?

Ewen Hayek

Blower

Meaning

The telephone

Used in a sentence

Mate get on the blower and tell that bloke to get over here now!

Maureen Costigan

Bludger

Meaning

Someone who is lazy

Used in a sentence

That bloke is a bludger, seems like he spends more time sleepin than workin!

Robbie Wass

Blue

Meaning

To have an argument

Used in a sentence

The two blokes over there are having a blue

Tracy Harris

Boat race / boat

Meaning

Face, in rhyming slang

Used in a sentence

Wipe that smile off your boat!

George R. Smith

Bob's your uncle

Meaning

Said to conclude a set of simple instructions or when a successful result is within reach

Used in a sentence

Stick all the ingredients in one pot, boil for 30 mins, blend and bob's your uncle ... delicious soup.

William Malcom

Bobbie

Meaning

A 170ml (6 fl oz) glass in Perth. Also referred to as a six, which is the commonly used term in Hobart.

Used in a sentence

Why would I order a bobbie of beer?

Damien Bond

Bodgie

Meaning

not well made or done

Used in a sentence

That was a hell of a bodgie job, ya reckon.

Harald Klette

Bog roll

Meaning

Toilet Paper

Used in a sentence

when ya go to the shops, grab some bog roll ok?

Ryan Sorensen

Bogan

Meaning

An uncouth or unsophisticated person regarded as being of low social status.

Used in a sentence

Mate, what a bogan!

Ryan Sorensen

Bondi Tram

Meaning

moved quickly

Used in a sentence

He shot through like a Bondi Tram.

Harald Klette

Bonza

Meaning

Very good.

Used in a sentence

The sheila's cooking was bonza.

Gavin Begbie

Boofhead

Meaning

a bit of a thicko

Used in a sentence

strewth, old Bluey's fallen in the creek again, what a boofhead!

matty jerwoodo

Boomer

Meaning

large kangaroo or actually anything extra-large, like massive waves.

Used in a sentence

Going surfing with your mate. Let me show you where the boomers are.

Harald Klette

Bottle-o

Meaning

Liquor shop

Used in a sentence

Going to the bottlo-e for some alcohol.

Shaun Cox

Box Seat

Meaning

Best seat ever, sitting on the esky at the party.

Used in a sentence

Mate, yeh yu on the box seat, can you chuck me a coldie please.

Harald Klette

Brass razoo

Meaning

Worthless

Used in a sentence

It's not worth a brass razoo.

Kevin Burton

Brekkie, brekky

Meaning

Breakfast

Used in a sentence

Let's go for a quick surf and then grab some brekky.

Wesley Maguire

buckley's

Meaning

meaning you have no chance of it happening

Used in a sentence

you have buckley's chance of that happening

cinzia w

Budgie Smugglers

Meaning

Male swimming costume

Used in a sentence

C'mon, get down to your budgie smugglers

Nathan Hackett

Bugger

Meaning

Term of frustration

Used in a sentence

Oh, bugger it! Bugger! What a bugger!

Ryan Sorensen

Bugger Off

Meaning

Go away

Used in a sentence

Bugger off, mate.

michelle kitzler

Bullyragging

Meaning

To bully or intimidate someone

Used in a sentence

Stop bullyragging me!

Julie Dunne

Bum steer

Meaning

To deliberately mislead someone

Used in a sentence

Yeah looks like they've given us a bit of a bum steer, now were completely lost!

Steven Robinson

Bush bashing

Meaning

To go off-road via all forms of transport

Used in a sentence

Me and my mates are going bush bashing this weekend

Ryan Sorensen

Bush blow

Meaning

To blow one's nose without a tissue

Used in a sentence

I didn't have a tissue, so I had to bush blow

Ryan Sorensen

Bush pig

Meaning

An ugly, ill-mannered person. A feral as opposed to a domesticated pig.

Used in a sentence

He behaves like a bush pig.

Kevin Burton

Bush telegraph

Meaning

Gossip or rumours

Used in a sentence

Heard on the bush telegraph you're coming down to Sydney on the weekend. Want to catch up for some brekky or a barby?

Roberto Milne

Bushman's Clock

Meaning

Kookaburra (everyone Aussie knows her) she's laughing at sunrise and sunset

Used in a sentence

Do you want me to set the alarm bro? No mate I've got bushman's clock, you know!

Harald Klette

Butcher's

Meaning

A look [butcher's hook - rhyming slang]

Used in a sentence

Have a butcher's at this!

George R. Smith