Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

G'day, gidday

Meaning
abbreviation of "good day"
Used in a sentence
G'day mate!

Galah

Meaning
Silly person
Used in a sentence
He looked like a total galah.

Gander

Meaning
To look at something
Used in a sentence
Hey dazza, have a gander at this!

Gazza

Meaning
short (or long in this case) for the name Gary
Used in a sentence
oi Gazza!

Gee ay!

Meaning
Is that right?
Used in a sentence
'We're havin' that family over for dinner.' 'GEE AY!'

Gee up

Meaning
Can also mean 'is this genuine' eg: My friend told me he got $200 off the price of these jeans, is that a gee up or what?
Used in a sentence
Come on mate, gee up!

Get a dog up ya

Meaning
Used when voicing your displeasure at someone
Used in a sentence
Get a dog up ya, you lazy mongrel

Get a handle on something

Meaning
To understand something
Used in a sentence
I'm tryin' and get a handle on something, once I've got it figured out she'll be right!

Get off the grass

Meaning
I dont believe you. Unacceptable information
Used in a sentence
Get off the grass. They won't win the grand final.

Give it a burl, give it a whirl

Meaning
To try something that you haven't done before
Used in a sentence
Nah, I haven't sky dived but I would give it a burl.

Go for a row

Meaning
To be in a predicament, to be in deep trouble
Used in a sentence
He's been caught speeding ten times, he'll go for a row for sure.

Goes like the clappers

Meaning
To move really fast
Used in a sentence
Usain Bolt runs like the clappers mate!

Goldie

Meaning
1 or 2 dollar coin
Used in a sentence
Oi, lend us a goldie will ya?!

Good sort

Meaning
Attractive man or woman.
Used in a sentence
Standing on the corner watching all the good sorts walk by.

Gorge

Meaning
Georgeous
Used in a sentence
Check out that dress! Isn't it Gorge?

grass cutter

Meaning
Someones moving in on your turf
Used in a sentence
Watch out cause he's a grass cutter.

Grease Frisbee

Meaning
Pizza
Used in a sentence
Mate we've got a grease frisbee, you want some?

Grog

Meaning
Alcohol
Used in a sentence
Going to the bottleshop to get some grog.

Grumblebum

Meaning
Someone who complains a lot
Used in a sentence
This bloke is such a grumblebum, wish he'd stop havin a whinge!

Gumbies

Meaning
Long waterproof boots made of rubber (i.e. Gum boots or Wellingtons)
Used in a sentence
We've had so much rain this season I've lived in my Gumbies

Gunna

Meaning
'going to' or 'going to the'
Used in a sentence
Gunna beach?

Gutless wonder

Meaning
A coward
Used in a sentence
Anyway I heard on the bush telegraph that he robbed some old lady, what a gutless wonder!

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