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

17 slang results starting with the letter 'r'

Rabbit on / Rabbitin' on

Meaning

Talks a lot

Used in a sentence

She was rabbitin' on, talking about this and that - I wasn't even listening in the end!

Rodney McLeod

Rack off

Meaning

Go away

Used in a sentence

I wish these flies would rack off, trying to eat my sausage sambo!

Dan Graham

Rafferty's Rules

Meaning

no rules at all

Used in a sentence

Let's do it Rafferty's (rules) man!

Harald Klette

Rat Bag

Meaning

You're crazy - or you're nuts (in a fun way)

Used in a sentence

C'mon you rat bags, get serious!

Maureen Olsen

Rattle your dags

Meaning

hurry up

Used in a sentence

I'm leaving and if you're coming you'll have to rattle your dags!

Beverley Milne

Reckon

Meaning

Do you think?

Used in a sentence

Do you reckon we'll have a barbie later?

Belinda Walkom

Red Ned

Meaning

cheap wine

Used in a sentence

Let's order some Red Ned with the meal, ya reckon?

Harald Klette

Redback

Meaning

A $20 note, that was printed on RED paper, prior to 'Plastic Money'. ('Plastic Money' was issued in1992 )

Used in a sentence

Lend us a redback till payday mate? (Give me $20, which I may, or may not, repay on payday.) A couple of redbacks should cover the petrol. ($40 should be enough for the gasoline.)

Moose Robinson

Reg Grundys

Meaning

Underwear

Used in a sentence

Just swim in your Reg Grundys

Nathan Hackett

Rego

Meaning

Car registration

Used in a sentence

Mum I'm off to grab some rego for the ute, then going for a surf - see ya later.

Sharon Reed

Ridgy didge

Meaning

Genuine

Used in a sentence

Yeah mate, he's ridgy didge - won a silver medal at the Olympics!

Louise Goodman

Right as rain

Meaning

Everything will be ok

Used in a sentence

Look it's a bit buggered up right now, but she'll be right as rain come tomorrow.

Loren Hill

Righto

Meaning

Ok

Used in a sentence

They say "Im going to the shop", you would reply "Righto, see ya when you get back.

Shaun Cox

Ringer

Meaning

Expert, Top man

Used in a sentence

You should have seen that ringer work. He showed the young blokes up.

Kevin Burton

Ripper

Meaning

Fantastic, top, unreal

Used in a sentence

That was a ripper time i had yesterday, mate.

michelle kitzler

Roo

Meaning

Kangaroo

Used in a sentence

A roo just jumped across the road.

travel bug

Rub it in

Meaning

Repeated reminder of something negative

Used in a sentence

Just because my footy side lost again doesn't mean you need to rub it in!

Neville Watson