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Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

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

60 slang results starting with the letter 's'

Sambo / Sanger

Meaning

A sandwich.

Used in a sentence

I'm gonna grab a sambo for lunch - you want me to grab you a pie?

Linda Byrne

sarvo

Meaning

this afternoon

Used in a sentence

it's supposed to rain th'sarvo

Mark Whitton

satdy

Meaning

Saturday

Used in a sentence

I think the Swans are playing ths Satdy

wayne garner

Schmick

Meaning

Stylish

Used in a sentence

It's pretty schmick, don't think I have seen one that flash before!

Catherine Simmonds

Schmiddy

Meaning

A 350 ml (12 fl oz) glass. Derived from combining 'schooner' and 'middy'. Predominately used in Sydney & Canberra.

Used in a sentence

Can I get a schmiddy of shandy thanks.

Damien Bond

Schooner

Meaning

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.

Used in a sentence

Can I get a schooner of beer, thanks.

Damien Bond

Scorcher

Meaning

A very hot day

Used in a sentence

That weather bloke said it's going to be a scorcher - maybe 45 degrees or so.

Diane Maroney

Scrub-headed turkey

Meaning

An ugly person. A bush turkey.

Used in a sentence

He's got a head on him like a scrub-headed turkey.

Kevin Burton

Scuffs

Meaning

Shoes

Used in a sentence

Take your scuffs off so I can polish them.

Kevin Burton

Scull

Meaning

To rappidly consume one's beverage.

Used in a sentence

Prime Minister Bob Hawke was in the Guinness Book of Records for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds in 1954.

Damien Bond

see you round like a rissole

Meaning

I'll be seeing you

Used in a sentence

see you round like a rissole

peter dunn

seedy

Meaning

Hungover

Used in a sentence

i was a bit seedy after mixing my drinks last night

Mark Whitton

Servo

Meaning

A service station, a place to buy fuel

Used in a sentence

Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo and a chicko roll!

Damien Bond

Settle petal

Meaning

A phrase used when someone is fired up, angry or otherwise upset

Used in a sentence

Settle Petal! It'll be right as rain.

Damien Bond

Seven

Meaning

A 200ml glass (7 fl oz). Also called a 'butcher' Adelaide and a 'glass' in Perth and Melbourne

Used in a sentence

Give me a seven of coke please.

Damien Bond

Shark biscuit

Meaning

You're food for sharks

Used in a sentence

Look at that rookie surfer, he is going to be a shark biscuit.

Scott Hruby

She'll be apples

Meaning

Everything will be alright

Used in a sentence

Just give it another go, she'll be apples I'm sure.

Andy Richardson

She'll be right

Meaning

Everything will be fine, don't worry

Used in a sentence

Don't worry, she'll be right, mate!

Joe Smith

She's cactus!

Meaning

An item won't work

Used in a sentence

I tried to use the television but she's cactus!

Maureen Alexander

sheila

Meaning

Aussie woman or girl

Used in a sentence

She`s a good lookin sheila

Evan Young

Shemozzle

Meaning

A mess

Used in a sentence

The whole thing is a shemozzle, I thought he was doing it and he thought I was doing it!

Monica Sutton

Shetland

Meaning

A 115ml (4 fl oz) glass in Perth. See also small beer.

Used in a sentence

Who would bother ordering a shetland of beer?

Damien Bond

Shin dig

Meaning

A raucous party

Used in a sentence

Bruce had a huge shin dig at his place on Saturday night.

Gavin Begbie

Shoo-in

Meaning

Certainty to win something

Used in a sentence

Mate it's a shoo-in, have a lobster on it and you'll win for sure!

Leanne Bell

Shoot through

Meaning

To leave in a hurry

Used in a sentence

I've gotta shoot through, need to be in the city be 6.

Craig Maistry

Shot Duck

Meaning

tired, exhausted

Used in a sentence

Mate after all that work i'm a shot duck

Ryan Sorensen

Shot tower

Meaning

Toilet [bowl]

Used in a sentence

Not now, gotta go to the shot tower.

George R. Smith

Show you the ropes

Meaning

Show you how to do a job or task

Used in a sentence

This is Ron, he'll show you the ropes.

Simone Reynolds

Showering

Meaning

The act of tossing someone into a shower with the victim still fully clothed, and then turning the shower on.

Used in a sentence

We gave Macca a showering: he was soaked.

Damien Bond

Skip

Meaning

Term of endearment from an emigrated southern european

Used in a sentence

Bloody skip! Don't you know what baklava is?

Karen Blake

slacker

Meaning

someone who is lazy

Used in a sentence

I asked you to put the rubbish out yesterday and it's still there, you slacker.

Susan Zakhia

slater

Meaning

see you later

Used in a sentence

Person 1: Gonna go home now. Person 2: Slater Person 1: Yeah slater

marksy

Slave-labour

Meaning

Hard work that is poorly paid

Used in a sentence

It's like slave-labour - I've been at it for days and he's going to give me a 50!

Margo Hedley

Small beer

Meaning

A 115ml/4oz glass in Hobart. Referred to as a Shetland in WA.

Used in a sentence

Can I get a small beer thanks.

Damien Bond

Snag

Meaning

Sensitive new age guy

Used in a sentence

Wow, you're a real snag, Brian

George R. Smith

Snag

Meaning

Sausage

Used in a sentence

Chuck a snag on one of those rolls for us, would ya!

Linda Whyte

Snake Hips

Meaning

Someone who is very skinny or has no hips.

Used in a sentence

Check those jeans out, haven't they got some snake hips!

Matthew Wilson

Snog

Meaning

To kiss passionately. Fresh kiss.

Used in a sentence

I picked up this chick at the bar last night but all I got was a bit of a snog.

Damien Bond

Soul case

Meaning

Body

Used in a sentence

I been working my soul case out and I'm bloody tired.

Kevin Burton

Sparra's guts [sparrow's guts]

Meaning

Asparagus

Used in a sentence

Snags, carrots and sparra's guts.

George R. Smith

Sparrow's fart

Meaning

Very early in the morning - just before dawn

Used in a sentence

They got up at sparrow's fat to go fishing.

L Cropley

Spesh

Meaning

Special

Used in a sentence

Is that your daughter? OH she's a spesh isn't she?!

Ayesha Pereira

spewing / spewin'

Meaning

very upset, not happy

Used in a sentence

Spewin' i missed it.

michelle kitzler

Spray

Meaning

Insult and complain without taking a breath

Used in a sentence

Bruce copped a spray when the team lost.

L Cropley

stacks on

Meaning

The act of piling on a person, for any sort of reason.

Used in a sentence

Jimbo called stacks on Billy and it was like a mountain of people.

Damien Bond

Steve McGarrett

Meaning

Fifty of something, mostly as a reference to money. Named from the main character in Hawaii 5-0

Used in a sentence

Can you lend me a steve mcgarret? "Ive got a steve mcgarret in my pocket"

Evan Young

Stick

Meaning

surfboard

Used in a sentence

Mate i got a new stick the other day, its bloody awesome.

Ryan Sorensen

Stick that in your pipe and smoke it!

Meaning

Ha I was right

Used in a sentence

Your wrong and im right so stick that in your pipe and smoke it

Jack Allen

Sticky Beak

Meaning

A nosey person

Used in a sentence

She's a real sticky beak!

Donald Bender

Stinka

Meaning

Very hot weather

Used in a sentence

Yep, it's gonna be a real stinka today.

Alicia

Stirrer

Meaning

Someone who deliberately causes trouble

Used in a sentence

That blokes just a stirrer, don't worry about it.

Hugh Spackman

Stone the crows

Meaning

a total suprise,a shocking revalation

Used in a sentence

stone the crows,streuth would you believe that

steve evans

Strewth

Meaning

An exclamation similair to 'crikey'. Usually an expression of surprise, disgust or amazement.

Used in a sentence

Strewth, where'd you get that coldie from? Strewth, you had us all bloody worried when you did show up at the footie.

Justin Waters

Strike me lucky

Meaning

When a person recieves good news or wins money or prizes

Used in a sentence

Strike me lucky i've won the lotto and my horse came first in the melbourne cup !

Ken Lee

Stubbie

Meaning

A short glass 375ml bottle used for beer

Used in a sentence

Grab me a stubbie out of the esky.

Damien Bond

Stubbies

Meaning

Embarrassingly short/tight mens' shorts popular in 1970s

Used in a sentence

He sure looks spunky in those Stubbies.

George R. Smith

Stubby

Meaning

A small bottle of beer

Used in a sentence

Grab us a stubby can ya mate?

Felicity Kirkland

Stuffed

Meaning

Exhausted

Used in a sentence

I ran across the coathanger at full pelt - I am bloody stuffed!

Jeffrey Pont

Sundy

Meaning

Sunday

Used in a sentence

See you sundy

Ryan Sorensen

Swipe / Swiped

Meaning

Steal

Used in a sentence

I left it in the back of the ute and someone swiped it!

Terrence Schippers