Browse the Aussie Slang Dictionary

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6 results starting with the letter 'y'

Yanking Your Chain

Meaning
Mildly antagonizing one for amusement
Used in a sentence
Keep your shirt on, I'm just yankin' your chain.

Yobbo

Meaning
A loud mouthed badly dressed aussie male
Used in a sentence
he's a yobbo

Yonks

Meaning
A long time
Used in a sentence
Anyway they were here yonks ago, I think you best give em a call.

You little ripper

Meaning
That's great
Used in a sentence
I can't believe it, we won! You little ripper!

You wouldn't be dead for quids!

Meaning
You wouldn't be dead for anything
Used in a sentence
If someone is just happy to be alive they say this.

You've gotta be jokin'

Meaning
Rejecting a statement that is based on a seemingly ludicrous premise
Used in a sentence
Person 1: You know Johnno is getting married next week! Person 2: You've gotta be jokin, I thought he was still married to Shiela.

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