Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

Sambo / Sanger

Meaning
A sandwich.
Used in a sentence
I'm gonna grab a sambo for lunch - you want me to grab you a pie?

sarvo

Meaning
this afternoon
Used in a sentence
it's supposed to rain th'sarvo

satdy

Meaning
Saturday
Used in a sentence
I think the Swans are playing ths Satdy

Schmick

Meaning
Stylish
Used in a sentence
It's pretty schmick, don't think I have seen one that flash before!

Schmiddy

Meaning
A 350 ml (12 fl oz) glass. Derived from combining 'schooner' and 'middy'. Predominately used in Sydney & Canberra.
Used in a sentence
Can I get a schmiddy of shandy thanks.

Schooner

Meaning
A 425ml glass (15 fl oz) in Sydney, Canberra, Darwin, Brisbane, Townsville, Hobart, Melbourne & Perth. Note that in Adelaide it's only a 285ml glass. See also fifteen and pint.
Used in a sentence
Can I get a schooner of beer, thanks.

Scorcher

Meaning
A very hot day
Used in a sentence
That weather bloke said it's going to be a scorcher - maybe 45 degrees or so.

Scrub-headed turkey

Meaning
An ugly person. A bush turkey.
Used in a sentence
He's got a head on him like a scrub-headed turkey.

Scuffs

Meaning
Shoes
Used in a sentence
Take your scuffs off so I can polish them.

Scull

Meaning
To rappidly consume one's beverage.
Used in a sentence
Prime Minister Bob Hawke was in the Guinness Book of Records for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds in 1954.

see you round like a rissole

Meaning
I'll be seeing you
Used in a sentence
see you round like a rissole

seedy

Meaning
Hungover
Used in a sentence
i was a bit seedy after mixing my drinks last night

Servo

Meaning
A service station, a place to buy fuel
Used in a sentence
Grab us a pack of chewie when you duck into the servo and a chicko roll!

Settle petal

Meaning
A phrase used when someone is fired up, angry or otherwise upset
Used in a sentence
Settle Petal! It'll be right as rain.

Seven

Meaning
A 200ml glass (7 fl oz). Also called a 'butcher' Adelaide and a 'glass' in Perth and Melbourne
Used in a sentence
Give me a seven of coke please.

Shark biscuit

Meaning
You're food for sharks
Used in a sentence
Look at that rookie surfer, he is going to be a shark biscuit.

She'll be apples

Meaning
Everything will be alright
Used in a sentence
Just give it another go, she'll be apples I'm sure.

She'll be right

Meaning
Everything will be fine, don't worry
Used in a sentence
Don't worry, she'll be right, mate!

She's cactus!

Meaning
An item won't work
Used in a sentence
I tried to use the television but she's cactus!

sheila

Meaning
Aussie woman or girl
Used in a sentence
She`s a good lookin sheila

Shemozzle

Meaning
A mess
Used in a sentence
The whole thing is a shemozzle, I thought he was doing it and he thought I was doing it!

Shetland

Meaning
A 115ml (4 fl oz) glass in Perth. See also small beer.
Used in a sentence
Who would bother ordering a shetland of beer?

Shin dig

Meaning
A raucous party
Used in a sentence
Bruce had a huge shin dig at his place on Saturday night.

Shoo-in

Meaning
Certainty to win something
Used in a sentence
Mate it's a shoo-in, have a lobster on it and you'll win for sure!

Shoot through

Meaning
To leave in a hurry
Used in a sentence
I've gotta shoot through, need to be in the city be 6.

Shot Duck

Meaning
tired, exhausted
Used in a sentence
Mate after all that work i'm a shot duck

Shot tower

Meaning
Toilet [bowl]
Used in a sentence
Not now, gotta go to the shot tower.

Show you the ropes

Meaning
Show you how to do a job or task
Used in a sentence
This is Ron, he'll show you the ropes.

Showering

Meaning
The act of tossing someone into a shower with the victim still fully clothed, and then turning the shower on.
Used in a sentence
We gave Macca a showering: he was soaked.

Skip

Meaning
Term of endearment from an emigrated southern european
Used in a sentence
Bloody skip! Don't you know what baklava is?

slacker

Meaning
someone who is lazy
Used in a sentence
I asked you to put the rubbish out yesterday and it's still there, you slacker.

slater

Meaning
see you later
Used in a sentence
Person 1: Gonna go home now. Person 2: Slater Person 1: Yeah slater

Slave-labour

Meaning
Hard work that is poorly paid
Used in a sentence
It's like slave-labour - I've been at it for days and he's going to give me a 50!

Small beer

Meaning
A 115ml/4oz glass in Hobart. Referred to as a Shetland in WA.
Used in a sentence
Can I get a small beer thanks.

Snag

Meaning
Sensitive new age guy
Used in a sentence
Wow, you're a real snag, Brian

Snag

Meaning
Sausage
Used in a sentence
Chuck a snag on one of those rolls for us, would ya!

Snake Hips

Meaning
Someone who is very skinny or has no hips.
Used in a sentence
Check those jeans out, haven't they got some snake hips!

Snog

Meaning
To kiss passionately. Fresh kiss.
Used in a sentence
I picked up this chick at the bar last night but all I got was a bit of a snog.

Soul case

Meaning
Body
Used in a sentence
I been working my soul case out and I'm bloody tired.

Sparra's guts [sparrow's guts]

Meaning
Asparagus
Used in a sentence
Snags, carrots and sparra's guts.

Sparrow's fart

Meaning
Very early in the morning - just before dawn
Used in a sentence
They got up at sparrow's fat to go fishing.

Spesh

Meaning
Special
Used in a sentence
Is that your daughter? OH she's a spesh isn't she?!

spewing / spewin'

Meaning
very upset, not happy
Used in a sentence
Spewin' i missed it.

Spray

Meaning
Insult and complain without taking a breath
Used in a sentence
Bruce copped a spray when the team lost.

stacks on

Meaning
The act of piling on a person, for any sort of reason.
Used in a sentence
Jimbo called stacks on Billy and it was like a mountain of people.

Steve McGarrett

Meaning
Fifty of something, mostly as a reference to money. Named from the main character in Hawaii 5-0
Used in a sentence
Can you lend me a steve mcgarret? "Ive got a steve mcgarret in my pocket"

Stick

Meaning
surfboard
Used in a sentence
Mate i got a new stick the other day, its bloody awesome.

Stick that in your pipe and smoke it!

Meaning
Ha I was right
Used in a sentence
Your wrong and im right so stick that in your pipe and smoke it

Sticky Beak

Meaning
A nosey person
Used in a sentence
She's a real sticky beak!

Stinka

Meaning
Very hot weather
Used in a sentence
Yep, it's gonna be a real stinka today.

Stirrer

Meaning
Someone who deliberately causes trouble
Used in a sentence
That blokes just a stirrer, don't worry about it.

Stone the crows

Meaning
a total suprise,a shocking revalation
Used in a sentence
stone the crows,streuth would you believe that

Strewth

Meaning
An exclamation similair to 'crikey'. Usually an expression of surprise, disgust or amazement.
Used in a sentence
Strewth, where'd you get that coldie from? Strewth, you had us all bloody worried when you did show up at the footie.

Strike me lucky

Meaning
When a person recieves good news or wins money or prizes
Used in a sentence
Strike me lucky i've won the lotto and my horse came first in the melbourne cup !

Stubbie

Meaning
A short glass 375ml bottle used for beer
Used in a sentence
Grab me a stubbie out of the esky.

Stubbies

Meaning
Embarrassingly short/tight mens' shorts popular in 1970s
Used in a sentence
He sure looks spunky in those Stubbies.

Stubby

Meaning
A small bottle of beer
Used in a sentence
Grab us a stubby can ya mate?

Stuffed

Meaning
Exhausted
Used in a sentence
I ran across the coathanger at full pelt - I am bloody stuffed!

Sundy

Meaning
Sunday
Used in a sentence
See you sundy

Swipe / Swiped

Meaning
Steal
Used in a sentence
I left it in the back of the ute and someone swiped it!

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