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Showing 1 - 15 of 15 slang terms

Macca's

McDonalds restaurant

I’m goin to maccas for a chew and spew Ryan Sorensen

Make a bird of it

Make something happen properly and well

Go and make a bird of it. Belinda Walkom

Mate

Used as an expression of fondness for a person or in preference of some ones name

Good on ya mate. Evan Young

Mate's rates

A special price for close friends or family

How about you do it for mate’s rates, and I'll buy you some coldies? Barrie Lamond

Matilda

Swag

Chuck ya matilda in the back of the ute before you head over. Rebecca Millard

Middy

A 285 ml glass (10 fl oz) in Sydney, Canberra and Perth. Also called a 'half pint'.

Can I have a middy or beer thanks. Damien Bond

Minny

minute

I'll be with you in a minny wanita coman

Missus

A person’s wife or girlfriend.

I'm taking the missus out for their birthday. Lisa McCarthy

Moggie

Domestic cat

Our moggie is good at catching mice. L Cropley

Mozzie

Mosquito

There are mozzies everywhere tonight. travel bug

Mug

A mild put down when referring to someone.

Have a go, you mug! Shellee

Mundy

Monday

Oh bugger, its Mundy! Ryan Sorensen

Muscles like a chicken’s insteps

Someone that’s skinny.

He’s got muscles like chicken’s insteps. joanne hodder

Mushies

Mushrooms

The best brekky is mushies on toast. John Sydney

Muzz

Downtime or the act of resting

I'm going back to mine for a muzz Nick Hadland

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