Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

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17 results starting with the letter 'r'

Rabbit on / Rabbitin' on

Meaning
Talks a lot
Used in a sentence
She was rabbitin' on, talking about this and that - I wasn't even listening in the end!

Rack off

Meaning
Go away
Used in a sentence
I wish these flies would rack off, trying to eat my sausage sambo!

Rafferty's Rules

Meaning
no rules at all
Used in a sentence
Let's do it Rafferty's (rules) man!

Rat Bag

Meaning
You're crazy - or you're nuts (in a fun way)
Used in a sentence
C'mon you rat bags, get serious!

Rattle your dags

Meaning
hurry up
Used in a sentence
I'm leaving and if you're coming you'll have to rattle your dags!

Reckon

Meaning
Do you think?
Used in a sentence
Do you reckon we'll have a barbie later?

Red Ned

Meaning
cheap wine
Used in a sentence
Let's order some Red Ned with the meal, ya reckon?

Redback

Meaning
A $20 note, that was printed on RED paper, prior to 'Plastic Money'. ('Plastic Money' was issued in1992 )
Used in a sentence
Lend us a redback till payday mate? (Give me $20, which I may, or may not, repay on payday.) A couple of redbacks should cover the petrol. ($40 should be enough for the gasoline.)

Reg Grundys

Meaning
Underwear
Used in a sentence
Just swim in your Reg Grundys

Rego

Meaning
Car registration
Used in a sentence
Mum I'm off to grab some rego for the ute, then going for a surf - see ya later.

Ridgy didge

Meaning
Genuine
Used in a sentence
Yeah mate, he's ridgy didge - won a silver medal at the Olympics!

Right as rain

Meaning
Everything will be ok
Used in a sentence
Look it's a bit buggered up right now, but she'll be right as rain come tomorrow.

Righto

Meaning
Ok
Used in a sentence
They say "Im going to the shop", you would reply "Righto, see ya when you get back.

Ringer

Meaning
Expert, Top man
Used in a sentence
You should have seen that ringer work. He showed the young blokes up.

Ripper

Meaning
Fantastic, top, unreal
Used in a sentence
That was a ripper time i had yesterday, mate.

Roo

Meaning
Kangaroo
Used in a sentence
A roo just jumped across the road.

Rub it in

Meaning
Repeated reminder of something negative
Used in a sentence
Just because my footy side lost again doesn't mean you need to rub it in!

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