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

29 slang results starting with the letter 't'

ta

Meaning

thank you

Used in a sentence

ta, for that or "ta, mate."

michelle kitzler

Tanty

Meaning

Throw a tantrum

Used in a sentence

He hit his thumb with a hammer and threw a massive tanty!

Ryan Sorensen

Technicolour yawn

Meaning

Vomit

Used in a sentence

He had a technicolour yawn into the dunny.

Tracy Harris

Tee-up

Meaning

To make arrangements

Used in a sentence

Leave it with me, I'll tee-up a meeting with that bloke from down the road.

Claire Pigram

That's the way the cookie crumbles.

Meaning

That's the way things are

Used in a sentence

If someone loses, or something goes wrong, you'd shrug and say "That's the way the cookie crumbles."

Belinda Walkom

The Dabldo Boys

Meaning

Council workers repairing pot holes

Used in a sentence

Instead of repairing the road properly, the workers fill the pot hole with a couple of shovel loads of bitumen and say, 'just a dab 'l do'.

Gordon Millar

The dog and bone

Meaning

He was talking on the telephone to a friend

Used in a sentence

The young chap was talking on the dog and bone.

josh dunn

The drink

Meaning

Body of water

Used in a sentence

We were out in the tinny, came up a bit rough and Stevo ended up in the drink.

Todd McGeary

The might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"

Meaning

Our Great Australian Spirit or Inner Strengh from the Diggers, Eurika, Ned Kelly, the ANZACS, Eddy Marbo, our farmers and the fair dinkum Aussie battlers, blokes or sheilas: "We never stop fighting for what we believe in".

Used in a sentence

During the war, though out numbered, our Diggers still showed the enemy the might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"

AUSSIE MIGHT

Thick as a brick

Meaning

Not very smart

Used in a sentence

That fella's as thick as a brick

Kerry Walsh

Thongs

Meaning

Flip-flops, sandals

Used in a sentence

Every Australian owns a pair of thongs.

travel bug

Ticker

Meaning

Heart

Used in a sentence

Yeah she definitely showed a lot of ticker to win that race!

Jamie Smailes

Tickets to the trots

Meaning

Toilet paper

Used in a sentence

Hand me another roll of tickets to the trots please.

Debbie Horrocks

Tickety Boo

Meaning

It'll be ok

Used in a sentence

Dont worry it'll turn out just tickety boo.

joanne hodder

Tickle the ivories

Meaning

Play the piano

Used in a sentence

Nothin like listening to that bloke tickle the ivories, he can definitely play! But have you heard him sing?!?

Andrew Moclair

Tie one on

Meaning

To have a big night of drinking

Used in a sentence

you look sick, did you tie one on last night?

Mark Whitton

Tight as a fishes bum

Meaning

Someone thats not very generous

Used in a sentence

Dont expect anything from him, he's as tight as a fishes bum and thats water proof.

joanne hodder

Tinny

Meaning

Small aluminium boat

Used in a sentence

Yeah, we'll just grab the tinny and go out Crabin'

Todd McGeary

Tinny

Meaning

Can of beer

Used in a sentence

Lets are a barbie, have a few tinny's while the cricket's on

Ryan Sorensen

Togs

Meaning

Swimwear

Used in a sentence

Oi we're goin' to the beach, bring ya togs!

Ryan Sorensen

too right

Meaning

Emphasising that something is absolutely correct.

Used in a sentence

Bloody hot today, mate. "Too right it is."

Shellee

Top drop

Meaning

A good bottle of wine

Used in a sentence

It's a bloody top drop, gettin a bit hard to find now as every man and his dog knows about it!

Mark Weir

Toss the Boss

Meaning

Toss the boss is a drinking game promoted by publicans in Australia. Simply toss a coin (somes 2 coins or die) to determine whether you pay for your drink!

Used in a sentence

I?m heading down to the pub for Toss the Boss.

Damien Bond

Trackie / Trackie Daks

Meaning

Tracksuit, tracksuit pants

Used in a sentence

I just feel like chuckin' my trackie dacks on and havin a bit of a bludge!

Julien Yandell

Tribe hound

Meaning

A mongrel dog

Used in a sentence

Shut that bloody tribe hound up, it's been barking all night.

Kevin Burton

Truck Load

Meaning

A lot

Used in a sentence

Mate, that's a truck load of beer. Are you having a party?

Jim Harold

Truckies tan

Meaning

Where the arm hanging out a car window gets more tanned than the other

Used in a sentence

Mate check out that guy's truckie tan!!

Ryan Sorensen

Twigged

Meaning

Suddenly realised

Used in a sentence

Richo' twigged what was going to happen.

Gavin Begbie

Two men and a dog

Meaning

A very small crowd

Used in a sentence

Yeah mate it was a quiet one, two men and a dog.

Corinne Hodge