Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

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18 results starting with the letter 'l'

Layabout

Meaning
A lazy person
Used in a sentence
He's a useless layabout.

Lemon spread

Meaning
Rhyming slang for head
Used in a sentence
She hit her hubby right in the lemon spread for coming home drunk again.

like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge

Meaning
to be alone
Used in a sentence
At lunchtime, the new boy at school, was like a bandicoot on a burnt ridge.

Like a bucket of prawns in the sun

Meaning
Off, smelly
Used in a sentence
Who farted? It smells like a bucket of prawns in the sun in here!

like a cat in a room full of rocking chairs

Meaning
in strife
Used in a sentence
you're like a cat in a room full of rocking chairs

Like a cat on a hot tin roof

Meaning
Really nervous, in trouble
Used in a sentence
Did you do that mate because you look like a cat on a hot tin roof?

Like a frog in a sock

Meaning
To lose one's temper
Used in a sentence
ohhhh mate, the missus went off like a frog in a sock when she saw the mess I left the barby in last night

Like fun!

Meaning
As if! / Yeah right!
Used in a sentence
He thinks he'll get away with it? Like fun he will!

Lippie

Meaning
Lipstick
Used in a sentence
I'm just going to pop some lippie on and then we can go!

Lobbed up

Meaning
Arrived unexpectedly
Used in a sentence
Johno' was happy when Kylie lobbed up to his party.

Lobster

Meaning
An Australian $20 note (called a lobster because it is orange in colour)
Used in a sentence
Mate can you lend us a lobster, I left my wallet at home!

Lobster

Meaning
Sunburn
Used in a sentence
Hey, you've turned lobster

Lollies

Meaning
Candy
Used in a sentence
Gonna buy a bag of lollies while I'm at the shop

Long as a wet weekend

Meaning
A very long time
Used in a sentence
Seemed as long as a wet weekend, had to wait for bloody ages!

Loo

Meaning
toilet
Used in a sentence
I drank to much gotta go to the loo

Lost the plot

Meaning
To be beyond normal reasoning
Used in a sentence
That bloke doesn't know what he's talking about, he's lost the plot!

Lower then a snakes belly.

Meaning
Someone that is not of good character. (crook)
Used in a sentence
Don't trust that bloke, he's lower then a snakes belly.

Lycra louts

Meaning
Lycra wearing males at the gym
Used in a sentence
Mate there were too many lycra louts to get a machine.

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