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

21 slang results starting with the letter 'g'

G'day

Meaning

abbreviation of "good day"

Used in a sentence

G'day mate!

Gareth Cook

Galah

Meaning

Silly person

Used in a sentence

He looked like a total galah.

travel bug

Gander

Meaning

To look at something

Used in a sentence

Hey dazza, have a gander at this!

Ryan Sorensen

Gazza

Meaning

short (or long in this case) for the name Gary

Used in a sentence

oi Gazza!

Ryan Sorensen

Gee ay!

Meaning

Is that right?

Used in a sentence

'We're havin' that family over for dinner.' 'GEE AY!'

Nick Kohn

Gee up

Meaning

Can also mean 'is this genuine' eg: My friend told me he got $200 off the price of these jeans, is that a gee up or what?

Used in a sentence

Come on mate, gee up!

Patrick Dunn

Get a handle on something

Meaning

To understand something

Used in a sentence

I'm tryin' and get a handle on something, once I've got it figured out she'll be right!

Jason Bates

Get off the grass

Meaning

I don’t believe you. Unacceptable information

Used in a sentence

Get off the grass. They won't win the grand finale.

L Cropley

Give it a burl, give it a whirl

Meaning

To try something that you haven't done before

Used in a sentence

Nah, I haven't sky dived but I would give it a burl.

Carolyn Thomas

Go for a row

Meaning

To be in a predicament, to be in deep trouble

Used in a sentence

He's been caught speeding ten times, he'll go for a row for sure.

Stuart McPherson

Goes like the clappers

Meaning

To move really fast

Used in a sentence

Usain Bolt runs like the clappers mate!

Ryan Sorensen

Goldie

Meaning

1 or 2 dollar coin

Used in a sentence

Oi, lend us a goldie will ya?!

Ryan Sorensen

Good sort

Meaning

Attractive man or woman.

Used in a sentence

Standing on the corner watching all the good sorts walk by.

George R. Smith

Gorge

Meaning

Gorgeous

Used in a sentence

Check out that dress! Isn't it Gorge?

Ayesha Pereira

grass cutter

Meaning

Someone is moving in on your turf

Used in a sentence

Watch out cause he's a grass cutter.

Aristotle McKinnas

Grease Frisbee

Meaning

Pizza

Used in a sentence

Mate we've got a grease frisbee, you want some?

Ryan Sorensen

Grog

Meaning

Alcohol

Used in a sentence

Going to the bottle shop to get some grog.

Shaun Cox

Grumblebum

Meaning

Someone who complains a lot

Used in a sentence

This bloke is such a grumblebum, wish he'd stop havin a whinge!

Daniella Law

Gumbies

Meaning

Long waterproof boots made of rubber (i.e. Gum boots or Wellingtons)

Used in a sentence

We've had so much rain this season I've lived in my Gumbies

L Cropley

Gunna

Meaning

'going to' or 'going to the'

Used in a sentence

I’m gunna clean the garage.

Damien Bond

Gutless wonder

Meaning

A coward

Used in a sentence

Anyway I heard on the bush telegraph that he robbed some old lady, what a gutless wonder!

Josh Gleeson