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

19 slang results starting with the letter 'p'

Pack it in

Meaning

To give up on something

Used in a sentence

Mate I’m gonna pack it in for the day.

Shannon Rowland

Pat Malone

Meaning

Rhyming slang for on your own.

Used in a sentence

I went up the coast on my Pat Malone.

Gavin Begbie

Pav

Meaning

Pavlova

Used in a sentence

Luv a bit of old pav. Yum!

Roger Mackenzie

Peanut Gallery

Meaning

Someone or several people watching others and not doing much. Usually not helping if they could be.

Used in a sentence

What are you doing here like a peanut gallery? Grab a shovel and start digging.

Cherie Dupont

Pearler

Meaning

Something very impressive

Used in a sentence

Strewth, look at that pearler in the garage!

Nathan Hackett

Picking a winner

Meaning

Picking your nose

Used in a sentence

Looks like that bloke's picking a winner.

Lisa McCarthy

Pineapple

Meaning

Aussie 50 dollar note

Used in a sentence

Sorry mate, all I got is a pineapple.

Ryan Sorensen

Pint

Meaning

A 570 ml (20 fl oz) glass. In Adelaide it is referred to as an 'imperial pint', with a pint being a 425 ml glass.

Used in a sentence

Can I get a pint of beer?

Damien Bond

POETS Day

Meaning

To leave work early on a Friday. Piss off early, tomorrow is Saturday.

Used in a sentence

Come on, let’s go to the pub, it’s POETS day.

Jim Harold

Pommie

Meaning

Person from the UK

Used in a sentence

He's a pomme, visiting for a holiday.

Vicki Stebbins

Pong

Meaning

Smell

Used in a sentence

Geez mate, you pong!

travel bug

Pony

Meaning

A 140ml (5 fl oz) glass. Also called a Five in Townsville or a Horse in Melbourne.

Used in a sentence

Can I have a pony of shandy?

Damien Bond

Port

Meaning

Suitcase or school bag

Used in a sentence

Get that port out of the hall before someone trips over it!

Kevin Burton

Pot

Meaning

A 285ml glass (10 fl oz) in Brisbane, Hobart and Melbourne. See also middy, handle, half pint, schooner & ten.

Used in a sentence

Can I have a pot of beer thanks.

Damien Bond

Prawn

Meaning

Person who has a little too much to drink

Used in a sentence

Bluey was a real prawn when he drank too much!

L Cropley

Pull your head in

Meaning

Mind your own business

Used in a sentence

I just think you should pull your head in, if they wanted you to know they'd tell ya!

Tim Larsen

Pull your socks up

Meaning

To smarten up or improve

Used in a sentence

You've gotta pull your socks up, this just isn't good enough!

Kevin Hollows

Pulling Your Leg

Meaning

misleading one for amusement

Used in a sentence

He's only pulling your leg.

George R. Smith

Put a sock in it

Meaning

stop talking

Used in a sentence

That bloke is such a loudmouth, I wish he'd put a sock in it!

ILDI WETHERELL