True Blue Meanings On How To Understand Aussie Speech
What Are Australian Slang Terms That Aussies Use?
What are the Australian slang terms that Aussies like to use? Aussies love to use Australian slang terms as much as possible and you will see Aussie slang words and meanings throughout my site. Ever heard of “Flat out like a Lizard drinking” Have a gander at this video to see what us Aussies are talking about.
Below are some Dinky-di sayings that I use, including some bonza pictures and captions to go with them.
Have any great American sayings, I would love to hear them? Just leave them in the comment box below this page.
Great Australian Sayings:
Great Aussie sayings that Australians love to use.
Agro=Someone that is being aggressive or showing signs of aggression.
Avo=Time of the day. From 12 pm to 6 pm.
Bangers or Snags=Sausages (This is what we put on the barbie a lot)
Barby=Short for barbecue.
Bushie=Person that prefers to live in the bush.
“Bugger Off!”=To tell someone to go away.
Bull Duster=Person not telling the whole truth.
Buet=Great! “That will be buet mate.”
Cheeky=Slightly naughty, mischievous or bold.
“Cracker!”=Fantastic! Have a cracker day.
“Crikey!”=To be amazed or something good.
Crook=Not feeling well.
Cuppa=A hot drink or beverage.
Dinky-Di=To be truthful or genuine.
Dough=We call this money. “Got some dough mate.”
“Drongo”=A person that has been stupid or silly.
“Fair Dinkum!”=To be truthful or genuine.
Flat Out Like A Lizard Drinking=To pretend to be busy doing something.
“Good On Ya!”=Great work or well done.
Gander=To have a look, or to check something out.
Heaps=A lot of items or “thank’s heaps mate for doing that job for me.”
“How Ya Going?”=”How are you doing?” We say this all the time.
Jolly Water=A cold glass of the amber fluid.
Kip=To have a nap.
Loose Cannon=Someone that is acting crazy.
Mongrel=Not truthful or deceitful.
“No Dramas”=Not a problem, I can do that for you.
“No Worries!”=Don’t worry about it… It will be fine.
One-Off=Made only once or done only the once.
Prezzy=A gift or present.
Reckon=Figure; think; assume. “I reckon this winter will be a cold one!”
Ropeable=Someone that is very angry
Schooner=Pronounced “schooner.” Large glass for drinking beer.
She’ll Be Wright=”Everything is going to be fine.”
Sickie=Taking a day of work.
Snag Bag=Sausage roll.
Soft Drink=Pop or soda.
Spit The Dummy=To throw a fit or to give up something they can’t do.
Stroppy=Means if someone is in a bad mood.
“Sweet As!”=Really good or you are pleased with something.
The Lot=Everything. “I’ll have a burger with the lot.”
Ute=Pickup truck or utility vehicle.
Whinger=Someone that complains about everything.
Wobbly=”To chuck a wobbly.” (To be upset.)
Woop Woop=Most likely a place in the middle of nowhere.
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We would like to say “thanks” to Wikipedia Wiktionary Aussie Slang Holiday-Australia Nomads World and K walk for references used.