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Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

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

16 slang results starting with the letter 'l'

Layabout

Meaning

A lazy person

Used in a sentence

He's a useless layabout.

Kevin Burton

Lemon spread

Meaning

Rhyming slang for head

Used in a sentence

The cricket ball hit him right in the lemon spread.

Gavin Begbie

Like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge

Meaning

to be alone

Used in a sentence

At lunchtime, the new boy at school, was like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge.

Susan Cooper

Like a bucket of prawns in the sun

Meaning

Off, smelly

Used in a sentence

Who farted? It smells like a bucket of prawns in the sun in here!

Sally Black

Like a frog in a sock

Meaning

To lose one's temper

Used in a sentence

Oh mate, the missus went off like a frog in a sock when she saw the mess I left in the garage.

Ryan Sorensen

Like fun!

Meaning

As if! / Yeah right!

Used in a sentence

He thinks he'll get away with it. Like fun he will.

travel bug

Lippie

Meaning

Lipstick

Used in a sentence

I'm just going to pop some lippie on and then we can go!

Alexys Mason

Lobbed up

Meaning

Arrived unexpectedly

Used in a sentence

Johno' was happy when Kylie lobbed up to his party.

Gavin Begbie

Lobster

Meaning

An Australian $20 note (called a lobster because it is orange in colour)

Used in a sentence

Mate can you lend us a lobster, I left my wallet at home!

Kate Williams

Lobster

Meaning

Sunburn

Used in a sentence

Hey, you've turned lobster

L Cropley

Lollies

Meaning

Candy

Used in a sentence

Gonna buy a bag of lollies while I'm at the shop

Kerry Walsh

Long as a wet weekend

Meaning

A very long time

Used in a sentence

Waiting for you felt as long as a wet weekend.

Constantine Reichelt

Loo

Meaning

toilet

Used in a sentence

Where’s your loo?

Kerry Walsh

Lost the plot

Meaning

To be beyond normal reasoning

Used in a sentence

That bloke doesn't know what he's talking about, he's lost the plot!

Ryan Sorensen

Lower than a snakes belly

Meaning

Someone that is not of good character.

Used in a sentence

Don't trust that bloke, he's lower than a snakes belly.

joanne hodder

Lycra louts

Meaning

Lycra wearing males at the gym

Used in a sentence

Mate there were too many lycra louts to get a machine.

Ryan Sorensen