Used in a sentenceta, for that or "ta, mate."
MeaningThrow a tantrum
Used in a sentenceHe hit his thumb with a hammer and threw a massive tanty!
Used in a sentenceHe had a technicolour yawn into the dunny.
MeaningTo make arrangements
Used in a sentenceLeave it with me, I'll tee-up a meeting with that bloke from down the road.
That's the way the cookie crumbles.
MeaningThat's the way things are
Used in a sentenceIf someone loses, or something goes wrong, you'd shrug and say "That's the way the cookie crumbles."
The Dabldo Boys
MeaningCouncil workers repairing pot holes
Used in a sentenceInstead 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'.
The dog and bone
MeaningHe was talking on the telephone to a friend
Used in a sentenceThe young chap was talking on the dog and bone.
MeaningBody of water
Used in a sentenceWe were out in the tinny, came up a bit rough and Stevo ended up in the drink.
The might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"
MeaningOur 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 sentenceDuring the war, though out numbered, our Diggers still showed the enemy the might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"
Thick as a brick
MeaningNot very smart
Used in a sentenceThat fella's as thick as a brick
Used in a sentenceEvery Australian owns a pair of thongs.
Used in a sentenceYeah she definitely showed a lot of ticker to win that race!
Tickets to the trots
Used in a sentenceHand me another roll of tickets to the trots please.
MeaningIt'll be ok
Used in a sentenceDont worry it'll turn out just tickety boo.
Tickle the ivories
MeaningPlay the piano
Used in a sentenceNothin like listening to that bloke tickle the ivories, he can definitely play! But have you heard him sing?!?
Tie one on
MeaningTo have a big night of drinking
Used in a sentenceyou look sick, did you tie one on last night?
Tight as a fishes bum
MeaningSomeone thats not very generous
Used in a sentenceDont expect anything from him, he's as tight as a fishes bum and thats water proof.
MeaningSmall aluminium boat
Used in a sentenceYeah, we'll just grab the tinny and go out Crabin'
MeaningCan of beer
Used in a sentenceLets are a barbie, have a few tinny's while the cricket's on
Used in a sentenceOi we're goin' to the beach, bring ya togs!
MeaningEmphasising that something is absolutely correct.
Used in a sentenceBloody hot today, mate. "Too right it is."
MeaningA good bottle of wine
Used in a sentenceIt's a bloody top drop, gettin a bit hard to find now as every man and his dog knows about it!
Toss the Boss
MeaningToss 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 sentenceI?m heading down to the pub for Toss the Boss.
Trackie / Trackie Daks
MeaningTracksuit, tracksuit pants
Used in a sentenceI just feel like chuckin' my trackie dacks on and havin a bit of a bludge!
MeaningA mongrel dog
Used in a sentenceShut that bloody tribe hound up, it's been barking all night.
Used in a sentenceMate, that's a truck load of beer. Are you having a party?
MeaningWhere the arm hanging out a car window gets more tanned than the other
Used in a sentenceMate check out that guy's truckie tan!!
Used in a sentenceRicho' twigged what was going to happen.
Two men and a dog
MeaningA very small crowd
Used in a sentenceYeah mate it was a quiet one, two men and a dog.