Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

Daggy

Meaning
Uncool / not fashionable
Used in a sentence
Those track pants are so daggy.

Damage the Doulton

Meaning
To suffer from bad stomach complaint
Used in a sentence
After that vindaloo last night I was left damaging the doulton for ages

Dardy

Meaning
good
Used in a sentence
uze is all dardy, unna

Dark Horse

Meaning
the underdog favorite
Used in a sentence
A dark horse, which had never been thought of....rushed past the post to win the race.

date roll

Meaning
toilet paper
Used in a sentence
oh no! we're out of date roll

Dazza

Meaning
short for the name Darren
Used in a sentence
oi dazza

Dead horse

Meaning
Tomato sauce
Used in a sentence
What's for lunch? Dog's eyes and dead 'orse [meat pies and tomato sauce].

Deliver the goods

Meaning
Deliver what was promised.
Used in a sentence
Yeah they always deliver the goods, even if they're finding it a little tricky!

Derro

Meaning
Derived from the word 'derelict'. Means an unkept person.
Used in a sentence
Get a job you bloody derro!

Devo

Meaning
To be devastated or upset about something.
Used in a sentence
I'm sick mate, and won't make it to the party tonight. Totally devo.

Devonshire

Meaning
An authentic afternoon tea made up of Devonshire Tea, Scones, Cream and Jam
Used in a sentence
This arvo I'm off out with the family to enjoy a lovely Devonshire!!

Didjabringyabeeralong

Meaning
Don't forget the WATER mate!!!
Used in a sentence
Get in ya ute mate, go bush till you get to that big rock near Alice, chuck a leftie, keep goin........& you'll get to Didjabringyabeeralong in the middle of Oonawoopwoop.

Digger

Meaning
Australian soldier
Used in a sentence
The digger's fought in world war 2

Dinki-di

Meaning
Genuine
Used in a sentence
Yeah mate it's dinki-di, I've got one myself!

Dirty Bird

Meaning
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Used in a sentence
Got some dirty bird for dinner....

Dish licker

Meaning
Term given to kitchen staff who wash the dishes
Used in a sentence
How many dish lickers have we got tonight?

Dish licker

Meaning
Usually means a canine/dog.
Used in a sentence
The dishlickers ate the roast, while it was defrosting on the table! (The bloody dogs ate our roast.) I done me dough on the dishlickers last night ! (I lost money betting on the Greyhound races.)

Do a Bradbury

Meaning
When an underdog comes from behind, against all odds, to snatch an unexpected victory, usually due to an element of luck or good fortune.
Used in a sentence
Did you see Wazza pull off a Bradbury in that race?

Do bugger all

Meaning
To do absolutely nothing
Used in a sentence
I'm going to do bugger all this weekend, been a bloody busy week!

Do his/her nut

Meaning
To throw a tantrum
Used in a sentence
She'll / he'll do their nut over that!

Do The Bolt

Meaning
Run away
Used in a sentence
He did the bolt before I could speak to him!

Do the Harold Holt

Meaning
Get away from somewhere with speed
Used in a sentence
Once I realised that, I did the Harold Holt!

Do ya 'nana!

Meaning
Aussie slang for "going bananas" or tantrum.
Used in a sentence
They got so angry they did their 'nana!

Do ya' block

Meaning
Explode with rage
Used in a sentence
Don't do ya' block said Davo' to his fiance when he was late for their wedding.

Dodgy Bird

Meaning
any other chicken franchise
Used in a sentence
Just had some dodgy bird, I'm full mate.

Dog's breakfast

Meaning
A mess
Used in a sentence
First of all you're going to clean up your room, it looks like a dog's breakfast!

Dog's eye

Meaning
Meat pie
Used in a sentence
'Goin' down the corner shop for a dog's eye"

Don't get off ya bike

Meaning
It is not the biggest problem in the world
Used in a sentence
Hey mate, its only a scratch, don't get off ya bike about it

Don't know him from a bar of soap

Meaning
Not having any idea who someone is
Used in a sentence
That guy over there? I don't know him from a bar of soap

Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill

Meaning
Dont exaggerate a situation into more then it is.
Used in a sentence
Its no big deal, she's just making a mountain out of a mole hill.

Done his/her dash

Meaning
Term used at cessation of job, life and various other situations.
Used in a sentence
He's done his dash in that job mate.

Done like a dinner

Meaning
over and done with, finished, completed
Used in a sentence
That's all finished, done like a dinner.

Donk

Meaning
Engine of a car or truck
Used in a sentence
My new Holden's got a V8 donk.

Double

Meaning
Riding pillion on a push bike
Used in a sentence
Jack gave me a double up to the pub.

Down Bessy!!

Meaning
A phrase used when someone is fired up or angry.
Used in a sentence
Down Bessy! You need to calm down.

Down the gurgler

Meaning
Wasted effort, to go down the drainpipe.
Used in a sentence
We got a bit of a bum steer, now the whole thing is down the gurgler.

Drongo

Meaning
term given to someone who does something of silly nature
Used in a sentence
What did you do that for ya drongo!

Dropkick

Meaning
A person of little worth.
Used in a sentence
Some dropkick squashed a pie on my seat.

Dry as a dead dingo

Meaning
Extreme thirst
Used in a sentence
My throat is as dry as a dead dingo!

Duck's guts

Meaning
the best / same as "cat's pyjamas" or "bees knees"
Used in a sentence
these were the duck's guts when they first came out

Dunny

Meaning
Toilet
Used in a sentence
I'm just going to duck into the dunny, be out in a sec.

Durry

Meaning
Aussie slang for a cigarette
Used in a sentence
Just going out the back for a durry.

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