Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

ta

Meaning
thank you
Used in a sentence
ta, for that or "ta, mate."

Tanty

Meaning
Throw a tantrum
Used in a sentence
He hit his thumb with a hammer and threw a massive tanty!

Technicolour yawn

Meaning
Vomit
Used in a sentence
He had a technicolour yawn into the dunny.

Tee-up

Meaning
To make arrangements
Used in a sentence
Leave it with me, I'll tee-up a meeting with that bloke from down the road.

That's the way the cookie crumbles.

Meaning
That's the way things are
Used in a sentence
If someone loses, or something goes wrong, you'd shrug and say "That's the way the cookie crumbles."

The Dabldo Boys

Meaning
Council workers repairing pot holes
Used in a sentence
Instead of repairing the road properly, the workers fill the pot hole with a couple of shovel loads of bitumen and say, 'just a dab 'l do'.

The dog and bone

Meaning
He was talking on the telephone to a friend
Used in a sentence
The young chap was talking on the dog and bone.

The drink

Meaning
Body of water
Used in a sentence
We were out in the tinny, came up a bit rough and Stevo ended up in the drink.

The might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"

Meaning
Our Great Australian Spirit or Inner Strengh from the Diggers, Eurika, Ned Kelly, the ANZACS, Eddy Marbo, our farmers and the fair dinkum Aussie battlers, blokes or sheilas: "We never stop fighting for what we believe in".
Used in a sentence
During the war, though out numbered, our Diggers still showed the enemy the might of "AUSSIE MIGHT"

Thick as a brick

Meaning
Not very smart
Used in a sentence
That fella's as thick as a brick

Thongs

Meaning
Flip-flops, sandals
Used in a sentence
Every Australian owns a pair of thongs.

Ticker

Meaning
Heart
Used in a sentence
Yeah she definitely showed a lot of ticker to win that race!

Tickets to the trots

Meaning
Toilet paper
Used in a sentence
Hand me another roll of tickets to the trots please.

Tickety Boo

Meaning
It'll be ok
Used in a sentence
Dont worry it'll turn out just tickety boo.

Tickle the ivories

Meaning
Play the piano
Used in a sentence
Nothin like listening to that bloke tickle the ivories, he can definitely play! But have you heard him sing?!?

Tie one on

Meaning
To have a big night of drinking
Used in a sentence
you look sick, did you tie one on last night?

Tight as a fishes bum

Meaning
Someone thats not very generous
Used in a sentence
Dont expect anything from him, he's as tight as a fishes bum and thats water proof.

Tinny

Meaning
Small aluminium boat
Used in a sentence
Yeah, we'll just grab the tinny and go out Crabin'

Tinny

Meaning
Can of beer
Used in a sentence
Lets are a barbie, have a few tinny's while the cricket's on

Togs

Meaning
Swimwear
Used in a sentence
Oi we're goin' to the beach, bring ya togs!

too right

Meaning
Emphasising that something is absolutely correct.
Used in a sentence
Bloody hot today, mate. "Too right it is."

Top drop

Meaning
A good bottle of wine
Used in a sentence
It's a bloody top drop, gettin a bit hard to find now as every man and his dog knows about it!

Toss the Boss

Meaning
Toss the boss is a drinking game promoted by publicans in Australia. Simply toss a coin (somes 2 coins or die) to determine whether you pay for your drink!
Used in a sentence
I?m heading down to the pub for Toss the Boss.

Trackie / Trackie Daks

Meaning
Tracksuit, tracksuit pants
Used in a sentence
I just feel like chuckin' my trackie dacks on and havin a bit of a bludge!

Tribe hound

Meaning
A mongrel dog
Used in a sentence
Shut that bloody tribe hound up, it's been barking all night.

Truck Load

Meaning
A lot
Used in a sentence
Mate, that's a truck load of beer. Are you having a party?

Truckies tan

Meaning
Where the arm hanging out a car window gets more tanned than the other
Used in a sentence
Mate check out that guy's truckie tan!!

Twigged

Meaning
Suddenly realised
Used in a sentence
Richo' twigged what was going to happen.

Two men and a dog

Meaning
A very small crowd
Used in a sentence
Yeah mate it was a quiet one, two men and a dog.

Presenting Partners

Major Sponsors