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Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

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

14 slang results starting with the letter 'w'

wadyasay

Meaning

what did you say

Used in a sentence

wadyasay you were doing today

Amy Cribb

Wag / Wagged

Meaning

To be absent without permission

Used in a sentence

He should be at school, don't tell me he's wagged again!

William Hambleton

Wally Lewis

Meaning

Rhyming slang for "that will do us" when something's completed. From the Queensland League legend.

Used in a sentence

When they finished stretching the coach said "and that'll Wally Lewis".

Peter C M McCormack

Watering Hole

Meaning

pub or bar (frequently visited by the same group)

Used in a sentence

Let's go down to watering-hole with our mates.

Harald Klette

Wedgie

Meaning

When your underwear / bathers / leotard go into your bum

Used in a sentence

Please pull out your wedgie! It's not a good look.

Lisa McCarthy

Whinger

Meaning

Someone who always complains.

Used in a sentence

Did you hear that whinger, he can't stop complaining about anything.

Harald Klette

Whole shebang

Meaning

All of it

Used in a sentence

I wanted to buy just one, but he said I had to buy the whole shebang - can you lend me a lobster?

Karla Beckman

Wholly snappin ducks legs

Meaning

A response of shock

Used in a sentence

Wholly snappin ducks legs, that bloke just missed being hit by that car.

joanne hodder

Wonky

Meaning

Unstraight/ crooked

Used in a sentence

blow, I've put my lipstick on wonky

Anna Harris

Woofa

Meaning

Domestic Dog

Used in a sentence

We're going to the beach. Bring the Woofa.

L Cropley

Woop woop

Meaning

A long way away

Used in a sentence

Nah I can't drive him there - that's over near woop woop, it'll take bloody ages.

Rodd Waters

Worth a shot

Meaning

To try something

Used in a sentence

I don't know if it will work but its worth a shot

Ryan Sorensen

Would'nt work in an iron lung

Meaning

Not a good worker

Used in a sentence

Gees, your so lazy you wouldn't work in an iron lung!

Maureen Alexander

Wouldn't wear that in a blackout

Meaning

not want to be seen wearing something

Used in a sentence

Are you serious? I wouldn't wear that in a blackout!

Ryan Sorensen