Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

Can / the Can / Dunny-Can

Meaning
Toilet
Used in a sentence
I'll be back, just gotta use the can!

Cark it

Meaning
To die
Used in a sentence
My bloody budgie carked it, got home after a surf and he's flat on the floor! Poor bastard.

Carrying on like a pork chop

Meaning
Making a great fuss about something for little or no reason
Used in a sentence
He left his train ticket behind and so was carrying on like a pork chop.

Cashed-up bogan

Meaning
A bogan with money (often borrowed)
Used in a sentence
Look at that cashed-up bogan in his flashy Holden ute.

Cat's Pyjamas

Meaning
the best / same as "duck's guts" or "bees knees"
Used in a sentence
the new Holden/Ford/Nissan etc is the cat's pyjamas

Cheap as chips

Meaning
Very cheap!
Used in a sentence
Yeah mate, it's cheap as chips. Got it for a lobster.

Cheese and kisses (or shortened to just Cheese)

Meaning
Rhyming slang for the missus
Used in a sentence
The cheese and kisses loves that shop.

Cheese Cutters

Meaning
Very narrow wheels / tyres
Used in a sentence
It's got 10 inch slicks on the back and cheese cutters up front.

Chewie

Meaning
Chewing gum
Used in a sentence
Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo and a sauso roll!

Chicken out

Meaning
Dont want to participate
Used in a sentence
When Bruce saw the size of the Rugby players he thought he had better chicken out of the game.

Chockers

Meaning
Completely full
Used in a sentence
What an awesome feed! There was so much food, I'm absolutely chockers.

Choof off

Meaning
To go, leave
Used in a sentence
Its getting late better choof off - see ya tomorrow

Chook

Meaning
Chicken
Used in a sentence
I'm going to go feed the chooks.

chuck a spewie

Meaning
make a U turn
Used in a sentence
hey mate, you missed the exit, now you'll have to chuck a spewie!

Chuck a U-ey

Meaning
To make a U-turn while driving
Used in a sentence
You missed it. The house was back there. Chuck a U-ey.

Chuck a wobbly

Meaning
To throw a tantrum.
Used in a sentence
Yeah I had a few and when I got home the missus chucked a wobbly. Don't think I will be catching up with you blokes this weekend.

Chunder

Meaning
Shoulda seen Baz chunder after all that Bundy!
Used in a sentence
Lookout, there's chunder on the footpath

Clanger

Meaning
Inappropriate comment
Used in a sentence
He dropped a clanger when he was talking about the next door neighbors and they walked in.

Claret

Meaning
Blood
Used in a sentence
You have a bit of claret coming from your nose.

Clear as mud

Meaning
Something complicated
Used in a sentence
Thanks for explaining that....it's as clear as mud.

Coathanger

Meaning
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Used in a sentence
Looking forward to going for a walk across the coathanger. Might grab some brekky at the Rocks when we get to the other side!

Cobber

Meaning
Friend, mate
Used in a sentence
How you doin', cobber?

Cockie

Meaning
Australian native bird - cockatoo
Used in a sentence
What a beautiful cockie

Cold one

Meaning
A cold beer
Used in a sentence
Grab me a cold one out of the fridge.

Coldie

Meaning
A nice, cold beer
Used in a sentence
Grab us a coldie can ya? This ones half empty!

Cool as a cucumber.

Meaning
A person who does not stress about anything.
Used in a sentence
Look at him.....he is as cool as a cucumber!

Cop Shop

Meaning
Police Station
Used in a sentence
Mate, you had better head to the cop shop to report that thieft

Cossies

Meaning
Swimming costumes
Used in a sentence
Go and put your cossies on as we're heading down to the beach.

Couldn't organise a bucket of sand in the desert

Meaning
Un-organised
Used in a sentence
Geez, that bloke couldn't organise a bucket of sand in the desert to save himself!

Couldn't organize a booze-up at a pub

Meaning
Disorganized
Used in a sentence
He's SO hopeless: he couldn't organize a booze-up at a pub!

Crack a tinny

Meaning
Open a can of bear
Used in a sentence
Feeling thirsty think I'll crack a tinny.

Crack the whip

Meaning
Telling someone to hurry up to get something done.
Used in a sentence
Crack the whip mate, I want to head to the pub!

Cracked the shits

Meaning
Got angry
Used in a sentence
He started verbally abusing me and I just cracked the shits!

Cranky

Meaning
In a bad mood
Used in a sentence
They're cranky because their team lost on the weekend!

Crikey

Meaning
An exclamation of surprise.
Used in a sentence
Crikey thats an awesome ute, she's a bloody beauty!

Crook

Meaning
Sick
Used in a sentence
I was feeling so crook the other day I had to leave work early.

Crooked as a Dogs Hind Leg

Meaning
Meaning something is not as straight as it should be
Used in a sentence
The Chair is Crooked as a Dogs Hind Leg

Cup of tea, Bex and a lie down

Meaning
Someone who is very tired and needs a rest
Used in a sentence
You look buggered, I think you need a cup of tea, bex and a lie down!

Cuppa

Meaning
A cup of tea or coffee
Used in a sentence
Come over for a cuppa!

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