Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

Back of Bourke

Meaning
Used in a sentence
Person 1 - "I've never heard of that town"Person 2 - "That because it's back of Bourke mate."

Bananabender

Meaning
Someone from Queensland
Used in a sentence
What you reckon the new neighbors are bananabender aren't they?

Bangers

Meaning
Sausages (commonly found on the BBQ)
Used in a sentence
Would you like some White Crow on your Bangers?

Barbie / Barby

Meaning
A barbecue
Used in a sentence
Just getting a few mates together for Australia Day and having a bit of a barbie

Battler

Meaning
An ordinary person, of the working class, an underdog, stoic against life's adversity.
Used in a sentence
the battler is somebody who finds in life that they have to work hard for everything they get ...

Beauty

Meaning
An item of high quality
Used in a sentence
She's a beauty that one

Beauty bottler

Meaning
Expresses delight or satisfaction with a situation, person or object
Used in a sentence
Mate, that new ute of yours is a real beauty bottler!

beer o'clock

Meaning
Time for a beer
Used in a sentence
Hey mate, its beer o'clock.

Bees Knees

Meaning
something of high quality
Used in a sentence
Mate those snags are the bees knees hey?

Berko

Meaning
Someone who gets angry for no apparent reason.
Used in a sentence
I forget to pass on the message and he just went berko!

best thing since sliced bread

Meaning
A good invention, a good happening, something good.
Used in a sentence
You're the best thing since sliced bread.

Beyond the Black Stump

Meaning
Middle of nowhere
Used in a sentence
We're driving out beyond the black stump

Bicky, Bickie

Meaning
Sweet cookie or biscuit
Used in a sentence
Choc-chip bickies, YUM!

Big smoke.

Meaning
Big city
Used in a sentence
Hey man, were ya at the big smoke last week?

Bingle

Meaning
A minor car accident
Used in a sentence
It wasn't good, I took the old man's car and had a bit of a bingle in it. Doesn't look too bad but I reckon he'll go berko.

Bingo wings

Meaning
flabby upper arms
Used in a sentence
She could take to the air, with those bingo wings.

Bless your cotton socks

Meaning
Bless you/ aren't you wonderful/i really appreciate that
Used in a sentence
Oh you put my bins out for me yesterday? Bless your cotton socks, darl!

Blimey

Meaning
Exclamation of surprise/disbelief/exasperation
Used in a sentence
'Blimey' mate you gave me a surprise.

Bloke

Meaning
Australian man
Used in a sentence
This bloke from down the road has got the most awesome ute, it's tops!

Blood nut

Meaning
A person with red hair
Used in a sentence
Watch the blood nut, he's going to go berko!

Bloody Howard

Meaning
To screw up
Used in a sentence
Oh yeah, the exam wasn't great. "Oh no worries, just a bloody Howard"

Bloody oath

Meaning
yes / true
Used in a sentence
Bloody oath mate, that is so true

Bloody Ripper

Meaning
Fantastic
Used in a sentence
That's a bloody ripper.

Blotto

Meaning
Very drunk
Used in a sentence
That guy's completely blotto.

Blow your dough

Meaning
Spend all your money
Used in a sentence
I had a cracker of a day at the races, did you blow your dough?

Blower

Meaning
The telephone
Used in a sentence
Mate get on the blower and tell that bloke to get over here now!

Bludger

Meaning
Someone who is lazy
Used in a sentence
That bloke is a bludger, seems like he spends more time sleepin than workin!

Blue

Meaning
To have an argument
Used in a sentence
The two blokes over there are having a blue

Bluey

Meaning
Person with red hair
Used in a sentence
Hey Bluey .. wanna come to the beach?

Boat race / boat

Meaning
Face, in rhyming slang
Used in a sentence
Wipe that smile off your boat!

Bob's your uncle

Meaning
Said to conclude a set of simple instructions or when a successful result is within reach
Used in a sentence
Stick all the ingredients in one pot, boil for 30 mins, blend and bob's your uncle ... delicious soup.

Bobbie

Meaning
A 170ml (6 fl oz) glass in Perth. Also referred to as a six, which is the commonly used term in Hobart.
Used in a sentence
Why would I order a bobbie of beer?

Bodgie

Meaning
not well made or done
Used in a sentence
That was a hell of a bodgie job, ya reckon.

Bog roll

Meaning
Toilet Paper
Used in a sentence
when ya go to the shops, grab some bog roll ok?

Bogan

Meaning
Common term for people who live inland in coastal cities. Derogative term for a fool.
Used in a sentence
Mate, what a bogan!

Bondi Tram

Meaning
moved quickly
Used in a sentence
He shot through like a Bondi Tram.

Bonza

Meaning
Very good.
Used in a sentence
The sheila's cooking was bonza.

Boofhead

Meaning
a bit of a thicko
Used in a sentence
strewth, old Bluey's fallen in the creek again, what a boofhead!

Boomer

Meaning
large kangaroo or actually anything extra large, like massive waves.
Used in a sentence
Going surfing with your mate. Let me show you where the boomers are.

Bottloe

Meaning
Liquorshop
Used in a sentence
Going to the bottloe for some alcohol.

Box Seat

Meaning
Best seat ever, sitting on the esky at the party.
Used in a sentence
Mate, yeh yu on the box seat, can you chuck me a coldie please.

Brass razoo

Meaning
Worthless
Used in a sentence
It's not worth a brass razoo.

Brekkie, brekky

Meaning
Breakfast
Used in a sentence
Let's go for a quick surf and then grab some brekky.

buckley's

Meaning
meaning you have no chance of it happening
Used in a sentence
you have buckley's chance of that happening

Budgie Smugglers

Meaning
Male swimming costume
Used in a sentence
C'mon, get down to your budgie smugglers

Bugger

Meaning
Term of frustration
Used in a sentence
Oh, bugger it! Bugger! What a bugger!

Bugger Off

Meaning
Go away
Used in a sentence
Bugger off, mate.

Bullet

Meaning
got sacked
Used in a sentence
Ey man, I've been given the bullet today.

Bullyragging

Meaning
To bully or intimidate someone
Used in a sentence
Stop bullyragging me!

Bum steer

Meaning
To deliberately mislead someone
Used in a sentence
Yeah looks like they've given us a bit of a bum steer, now were completely lost!

Bush bashing

Meaning
To go off-road via all forms of transport
Used in a sentence
Me and my mates are going bush bashing this weekend

Bush blow

Meaning
To blow ones nose without a tissue
Used in a sentence
I didn't have a tissue so I had to bush blow

Bush pig

Meaning
An ugly, ill-mannered person. A feral as opposed to a domesticated pig.
Used in a sentence
He behaves like a bush pig.

Bush telegraph

Meaning
Gossip or rumours
Used in a sentence
Heard on the bush telegraph you're coming down to Sydney on the weekend. Want to catch up for some brekky or a barby?

Bushman's Clock

Meaning
Kookaburra (everyone Aussie knows her) she's laughing at sunrise and sunset
Used in a sentence
Do you want me to set the alarm bro? No mate I've got bushman's clock, you know!

Butcher's

Meaning
A look [butcher's hook - rhyming slang]
Used in a sentence
Have a butcher's at this!

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