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I'm gonna grab a sambo for lunch - you want me to grab you a pie?
It's supposed to rain (this) sarvo
I think the Swans are playing this Satdy
It's pretty schmick, don't think I have seen one that flash before!
A 350 ml (12 fl oz) glass. Derived from combining 'schooner' and 'middy'. Predominately used in Sydney & Canberra.
Can I get a schmiddy of shandy thanks.
A 425ml glass (15 fl oz) in Sydney, Canberra, Darwin, Brisbane, Townsville, Hobart, Melbourne & Perth. Note that in Adelaide it's only a 285ml glass. See also fifteen and pint.
Can I get a schooner of beer, thanks.
A very hot day
That weather bloke said it's going to be a scorcher - maybe 45 degrees or so.
An ugly person. A bush turkey.
He's got a head on him like a scrub-headed turkey.
Take your scuffs off so I can polish them.
To rapidly consume one's beverage.
Prime Minister Bob Hawke was in the Guinness Book of Records for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds in 1954.
I'll be seeing you
See you round like a rissole
I’m feeling seedy after mixing my drinks last night
A service station, a place to buy fuel
Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo.
A phrase used when someone is fired up, angry or otherwise upset
Settle Petal! It'll be right as rain.
A 200ml glass (7 fl oz). Also called a 'butcher' Adelaide and a 'glass' in Perth and Melbourne
Give me a seven of coke please.
You're food for sharks
Look at that rookie surfer, he is going to be a shark biscuit.
Everything will be alright
Just give it another go, she'll be apples I'm sure.
Everything will be fine, don't worry
Don't worry, she'll be right, mate!
An item won't work
I tried to use the television but she's cactus!
Referring to an Aussie woman
She`s a good sheila.
The whole thing is a shemozzle, I thought he was doing it and he thought I was doing it!
A 115ml (4 fl oz) glass in Perth. See also small beer.
Who would bother ordering a shetland of beer?
Bruce had a huge shin dig at his place on Saturday night.
Certainty to win something
Mate it's a shoo-in, have a lobster on it and you'll win for sure!
To leave in a hurry
I've gotta shoot through, need to be in the city be 6.
Mate after all that work I’m a shot duck
Not now, gotta go to the shot tower.
George R. Smith
Show you how to do a job or task
This is Ron, he'll show you the ropes.
Term of endearment used by Australians of European origin (chiefly Greek and Italian) referring to white Australians, based on Skippy the Bush Kangaroo.
Hey skip, share some of my baklava.
someone who is lazy
I asked you to put the rubbish out yesterday and it's still there, you slacker.
see you later
Person 1: Gonna go home now. Person 2: Slater Person 1: Yeah slater
Hard work that is poorly paid
It's like slave-labour - I've been at it for days and he's only going to give me a 50!
Don't get ahead of yourself, maintain a level head.
Hey, slow your roll with those shots!
A 115ml/4oz glass in Hobart. Referred to as a Shetland in WA.
Can I get a small beer thanks.
Sensitive new age guy
Wow, you're a real snag, Brian
George R. Smith
Chuck a snag on one of those rolls for us, would ya!
Someone who is very skinny or has no hips.
Check those jeans out, haven't they got some snake hips!
To kiss. French kiss.
I picked up this chick at the bar last night but all I got was a bit of a snog.
A crybaby. Someone who is easily upset or who complains about little things.
Don't be such a sook, it'll be right.
I been working my soul case out and I'm bloody tired.
Snags, carrots and sparra's guts.
George R. Smith
Very early in the morning - just before dawn
They got up at sparrow's fart to go fishing.
I made dinner, it’s a bit spesh.
Very upset, not happy
Spewin', I missed it.
Insult and complain without taking a breath
Bruce copped a spray when the team lost.
The act of piling on a person, for any sort of reason.
Jimbo called stacks on Billy and it was like a mountain of people.
Fifty of something, mostly as a reference to money. Named from the main character in Hawaii 5-0
Can you lend me a Steve McGarret?
Evan YoungCan you lend me a Steve McGarret?
Mate I got a new stick the other day, its bloody awesome.
Ha I was right
I’m right so stick that in your pipe and smoke it
A nosey person
She's a real sticky beak!
Very hot weather
Yep, it's gonna be a real stinka today.
Someone who deliberately causes trouble
That blokes just a stirrer, don't worry about it.
A total surprise, a shocking revelation
Stone the crows, I don’t believe it
An exclamation similar to 'crikey'. Usually an expression of surprise, disgust or amazement.
Strewth, where'd you get that coldie from? Strewth, you had us all bloody worried when you did show up at the footie.
When a person receives good news or wins money or prizes
Strike me lucky I’ve won the lotto!
A short glass 375ml bottle used for beer
Grab me a stubbie out of the esky.
Embarrassingly short/tight mens' shorts popular in 1970s
He sure looks spunky in those Stubbies.
George R. Smith
A small bottle of beer
Grab us a stubby can ya mate?
I ran across the bridge at full pelt, now I’mm bloody stuffed!
See you sundy
I left it in the back of the ute and someone swiped it!
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