Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

Fair crack of the whip

Meaning
Give me a break!
Used in a sentence
Twenty bucks for a salad? Fair crack of the whip!

Fair dinkum

Meaning
is that true
Used in a sentence
my mate was telling me about this huge fish he caught and i said fair dinkum mate

Fair go

Meaning
A chance to try something and achieve.
Used in a sentence
All they're asking for is a fair go, I think we should give em a go.

Fair shake of the sauce bottle

Meaning
giving it a fair go
Used in a sentence
i think you should give a fair shake of you the sauce bottle mate

Fair suck of the Sauce!

Meaning
a fair opportunity
Used in a sentence
Fair suck of the sauce mate? Surely it is my turn!

Fair suck of the sav

Meaning
You have not been fairly treated. You would like to get away with something you know you should not.
Used in a sentence
OI! Mate, you cant leave your car there it is a no parking zone. "Fair suck of the sav mate i'm only going in to pick up a slab I will be 1 minute.

Fart in the wind

Meaning
To leave or disappear very quickly
Used in a sentence
When Jason realised Kylie, his ex was at the party, he took off like a fart in the wind.

fell off his perch

Meaning
died
Used in a sentence
Gazza won't be coming anymore; he fell off his perch last week.

Fell out of the ugly tree

Meaning
None too attractive
Used in a sentence
Nice guy but he fell out of the ugly tree!

Fellas

Meaning
A group of people, usually male
Used in a sentence
Hey fellas, could you give me a hand putting this tinny in the drink...

fifteen

Meaning
A 15 fl oz (425ml) glass. Predominately Hobart useage. Mainly referred to as a 'schooner'. Also known as a pint in Adelaide.
Used in a sentence
Can I get a fifteen of beer thanks.

Finch Pinchers

Meaning
See Budgie Smugglers (only tighter)
Used in a sentence
Red finch pinchers were very popular with some swimmers.

Fitter than a Mallie Bull

Meaning
It infers that a person is very well health wise.
Used in a sentence
I've never felt better, in fact I am fitter than a Mallie Bull.

Fitto

Meaning
Anyone who is of higher fitness level than the general public
Used in a sentence
ohh come on! Have at least one beer ya fitto!

Flamin' Hell

Meaning
For goodness sake, oh no
Used in a sentence
Flamin' hell it's so hot

Flannie

Meaning
Flannelette shirt
Used in a sentence
Chuck a flannie on, it's gettin a bit cold outside.

Flat chat

Meaning
Very busy
Used in a sentence
Mate would love to talk but I am a bit flat chat.

flat out like a lizard drinking water

Meaning
flat out, busy
Used in a sentence
I'm tired mate, so I'll pass on that. I've been flat out like a lizard drinking water all day.

Flavour saver

Meaning
Small bushell of beard directly below the bottom lip
Used in a sentence
Seen dazza lately, he's got a flavour saver these days!

Footie / Footy

Meaning
An abbreviation of the word Football (Soccer, Australian Rules Football, Rugby League)
Used in a sentence
You going to the footie this arvo to watch the Aussies?

Freebie

Meaning
To get something for free
Used in a sentence
It's as cheap as chips, may as well be a freebie!

Frog in a sock

Meaning
Someone or something having very energetic, eratic or frantic behaviour
Used in a sentence
That cicada we trapped in the jar is going off like a frog in a sock!

Full as a doctors wallet.

Meaning
Full stomach
Used in a sentence
I couldn't eat another thing....I am full as as Doctors wallet.

Full as a goog!

Meaning
I am full from eating and/or drinking.
Used in a sentence
Mate i've had enough, i'm full as a goog!

Furphy, furfie

Meaning
A misleading or erroneous story
Used in a sentence
When Bruce said I was at the party, it was a furphy. I wasn't at all!

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