Ham and eggs and duck under the table
MeaningNothing for dinner
Used in a sentenceWhat's for dinner? Ham and eggs and duck under the table!
MeaningA 285ml (10 fl oz) glass in Darwin. See also middy, half pint, pot, ten & schooner.
Used in a sentenceCan I get a handle of beer?
Hang on a tick
MeaningWait a moment
Used in a sentenceCan you hang on a tick?
Happy as a tin of worms goin fishing
MeaningNot very happy
Used in a sentenceMy neighbour lost his job today. He looks as happy as a tin of worms goin fishing!
Happy little Vegemite
MeaningA happy Australian
Used in a sentenceShe won the raffle - so she's a happy little Vegemite!
Used in a sentenceIt's been pretty hard yakka all week, let's go to the pub and grab a couple of coldies!
Used in a sentencePass the Harold Holt
MeaningTo get about the house all day in your pyjamas and doing nothing of any great interest, usually after a big night out!
Used in a sentenceLast Sunday my neighbour caught me harumphing around at 3pm when he knocked on my door and I answered wearing my pyjamas.
Has a smile like a split watermelon
MeaningSomeone with a big smile
Used in a sentenceLook at him, he is that happy, he has a smile like a split watermelon.
Have a crack
Meaningtry to achieve something
Used in a sentenceGo on, have a crack at the high jump!
Have a go, ya mug!
MeaningGive it a try
Used in a sentenceHave a go, ya mug!
Have a Nanna's
MeaningA light sleep or nap for a 'younger' person to refresh
Used in a sentenceI'm going to have a nanna's before I do anything tonight.
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Have a squiz
MeaningTo have a look at something
Used in a sentenceMate have a squiz at this? Do you think it’s right?
Used in a sentenceThere were heaps of people down at the beach last weekend.
Used in a sentenceWhat's a Hen's Night without party games?
Used in a sentenceHe threw a hissy fit when he didn't get his way.
Hit for six
Meaningto be unwell/tired
Used in a sentenceMate I can't, I’ve been hit for six by this flu.
Hold ya horses
MeaningWait a minute, hang on, be patient
Used in a sentenceHold ya horses, we'll get there soon
Meaningsee ya later
Used in a sentenceI'll meet you in a week, hoo roo for now.
MeaningAn exclamation of surprise
Used in a sentenceHooley dooley, see how fast that bloke was goin' in his ute!
MeaningAn irresponsible driver
Used in a sentenceHe drives like a hoon.
Used in a sentenceHooroo, see you tomorrow
MeaningHowzat refers to the term "How is that" and is commonly used to "appeal" a decision in cricket.
Used in a sentenceThe fielding side will appeal if they think the batsman is out by screaming loudly at the umpire, "Howzat".