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Aussie slang

27. 5. 2013

Více či méně použivaná slang.slova v AU :)  Ty běžné, které můžete zaslechnout jsou vyznačeny zeleně:


Aggro - abbreviation for aggravated, aggressive, aggression.
Ankle biter - a small or young child.
Arvo - afternoon. 
Av-a-go-yer-mug - a phrase used to encourage someone to put more effort into something.
Aussie - an Australian.

Australia - Straya

ambo - ambulance



Bangers - sausages. 
Barney - an argument, fight. 

barbie BBQ - "barbecue"
Beano / Beanfeast - a festivity, celebration.
Beanie - a small close fitting knitted cap often with a pom pom on top.
Big smoke - the city. 
Billabong - a waterhole. 
Billy - a container, usually makeshift, for boiling water or tea; a receptacle used for smoking marijuana. 
Bloke - a man. 

Blowie - Pesky Australian blow fly
Bludger - a lazy person who evades responsibilities, often applied to one who collects the dole and doesn't try to find work. 
Blue - to fight, a dispute; depressed in spirits; a mistake; . 
Bluey - a nickname for a red-headed person; a breed of Australian work dog. 
Bonza - excellent, attractive, pleasing. 
Bottle shop - Liquor store. 

Brolly - umbrella
Bush telegraph / bush wire - unofficial communication network by which rumours are spread. 
Bushwhacker - one who lives in the bush.
Bushwacked - extremely fatigued or exhausted.
Bush week - a fictitious week when country people come to town; a time of year when stupid things happen.
Bushytailed - full of health and good spirits.
Bust - to apprehend for an illegal activity; to go bankrupt; a police raid.
Butt - the buttocks, bottom.

BYOBring Your Own drink to a restaurant


Cakehole - mouth.
Can-do - capable and obliging.
Centralia - the inland region of Australia.
Champers - champagne.
Chinwag - a chat, conversation. 
Chook - a chicken. 
Cobber - a mate, friend.
Cockeyed - twisted or slanted to one side; foolish, absurd.
Codger - a bloke, fellow, especially elderly and a little odd.
Compo - compensation for injury; workers compensation. 
Corker - something striking or astonishing; something very good of its kind. 
Crapper - toilet.
Creepy-crawley - an insect.
Crook - sick, disabled, bad inferior; a thief; to get angry.
Crown Jewels - the testicles.
Cut up - to cause distress to; to criticise severley.

Chrissy prezzies - X-mas presents


Dag - a person with little or no dress sense, uncouth.
Date - buttocks; a date roll is a roll of toilet paper.
Dick stickers - mens brief style bathers.
Digger - an Australian soldier, especially one who served in World War I. 
Ding - a dent or damaged section of a car, bike, surfboard, etc. 
Dinkum / dinki-di - true, honest, genuine.
Down the road - term indicating distance but no particular distance, it could be a few hundred metres but may be a few hundred miles.
Drongo - slow-witted or stupid person.
Dunny - an outside toilet, lavatory.


Earbash - to talk incessantly, someone who talks too much.

Esky - noun a cooler. A portable insulated container for keeping food or drink cool. It´s a shortened version of the trade name " Eskimo box". In New Zealand, it´s called " Chilly Bin"


Fair dinkum - real, genuine, true.
Few sandwiches short of a picnic - slow witted, not all together.
Footy - rugby league.
Fridge - the refrigerator.
Full as a boot - intoxicated.
Full of it - someone is full of it if they are a liar.


G'day, gidday - a greeting meaning good day.
Gee-whiz - an expression indicating astonishment.
Get stuffed - go away.
Get the shits - to become angry, upset or short tempered. 
Gnarly - difficult, awkward; terrific, excellent.
Go a meal or drink - could eat a meal or have a drink.
Go for broke - to risk all ones capital.
Greenie - deprecatory term for an environmentalist.
Grog / booze - alcohol. beer, spirits.
Grommet - an idiot; a young surfer
Grouse - very good.
Grub - food.

garbo - garbage


Hack it - to tolerate something or to keep up.
Hair of the dog - an alcoholic drink taken to relieve a hangover.
Half your luck - an expression often indicating envy of one's goodwill can also be a congratulatory remark or best wishes blessing.
Hard yacka - hard work. 
Hassle - to give problems, complications or aggravations.
Homestead - main residence on a sheep or cattle station (ranch or farm). 
Hooroo - goodbye.

Hubby - husband


In the shit - in serious trouble.


Jingoes - exclamation of surprise.
Joe Blake - snake (rhyming slang).
John - toilet.
Jumbuck - a sheep.


Kick in - contribute money to something.

Kiwi - New Zealander
Knock off - to steal something; a counterfeit product.


Lag - to inform on someone.
Lair - flashily dressed young man of brash or vulgar behaviour.
Larrikin - a lout, a mischievous young chap. 
Laughing gear - mouth.
Loo - toilet.


Mad as a cut snake - crazy.
Mate - usually a friend or acquaintance but anyone can be a mate.
Middy - a middle-sized (285ml) glass of beer. 

milk bar - small general store

Mozzie - mosquito
Mug - a fool, one easily duped.


Nong - a fool, idiot. 
Noah / noah's ark - a shark (rhyming slang).


Ocker - the uncultivated Australian workingman; boorish, uncouth. 
Ol' cheese - mother. 
Ol' man - father.
Oldies - parents.
On a good lurk - on to a good thing.
On ya mate - usually means well done but often used sarcastically.
Open slather - free-for-all, anything goes. 
Oz - Australia.


Piker - someone who doesn't want to do something especially within a group.
Pissed - drunk. 
Pissed off - disgruntled, fed up. 
Plonk - any alcoholic liquor, especially cheap wine. 
Poddy-dodger - a cattle rustler, one who steals unbranded calves. 
Pollie / polly - a politician. 
Pommie / Pom - English person (usually whinging pom).
Prawn - a shrimp.
Pub - a hotel, short for public house. Usually taken to mean the bar or drinking area in a hotel.

postie - postman


Rack off - go away, get lost.
Rag - a newspaper or a woman who sleeps around.
Ratbag - rascal, rogue. 

ReckonReckon is slang. It was used mostly in the old days like in the wild, wild west. It does mean suppose, but has alternate meanings too. "I reckon I should do my homework" or "I suppose I should do my homework".
Ripper / rip snorter - great, terrific. 
Roo - short for kangaroo.


Sandshoes - casual footwear, joggers.
Sanga - a sandwich or sausage.
Schooner - a large-sized (425ml) glass of beer.
Scrub up - dress up.
Seppo / Septic tank - an American (rhyming slang for yank).
Servo - a petrol / service / gas station.
Sheila - girl, woman. 
She'll be apples - all is well (rhyming slang).
Shout - buy or pay for; a round of drinks in the pub. 
Skite - boast, brag. 
Slab - a carton of 24 beer cans. 
Slugo's - mens brief style bathers.
Smoko - smoke break, a break from work to indulge in chit-chat and a cigarette / often use in NZ also
Spine bashing - resting, loafing. 
Spit the dummy - get very upset about something.
Sport - used as a term of address usually between males like mate. 
Squib - to behave in a cowardly manner or to back down.
Stickybeak - to pry or meddle; one who pries or meddles. 
Strine - Australian English.
Struth - an exclamation expressing surprise or verification.
Stubby - a small bottle of beer.
Sunnies - a pair of sunglasses.
Swag - a large number or unspecified number / Aussies type of tent for one, with mattress included


Ta / tar - thanks.
Tart - once meaning 'sweet heart' but now a derogatory word for a woman. 
Tee up - to organise something.
Thingy / thingo / thingummyjig - any thing that doesn't have a precise name. 

Thongs - Aussie thongs are basic footwear consisting of a sole and a thong passing between the first and second toes of the feet and affixed in a Y formation on three points to the sole. They are basic sandal and they´re also called jandals or slippers in some parts of the world. In New Zealand, because of the sound they make, they´re called flip-flops.

Tightarse - someone who wont buy a drink or wont part with money.
Tinnie - a can of beer. 
True blue - genuine. 
Tucker - food.



Uee - a U turn.
Up a gum tree - in difficulties, stranded.
Up shit creek - in trouble (often without a paddle indicating serious trouble).

UNI - university
Ute - small truck, short for utility truck.

Undies - underpants


VB - Victoria Bitter, a beer.

VegemiteBrown yeast sandwich spread which Australians grow up on, but is regarded by most foreigners as "semi-toxic".


Walkabout - a period of wandering, usually in reference to Aborigines. 
Walloper - one who thrashes someone.
Wally - someone who keeps making mistakes.
Wanker - one who masturbates; a person who is full of themself, egotistical.
Waxxy / wax head - a surfer.
Wedding tackle - a penis.
Westie - someone from Sydney's western suburbs, often used derogatorily to mean uneducated and/or uncultured. Also someone who acts like a westie. 
What-da-ya-know - an expression of surprise; a friendly phrase used to open a conversation.
Wombat - a simple minded person.
Wog - a derogatory term for a foreigner, especially one of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern extraction.


XXXX - a Queensland beer brand (pronounced four ex).


Yarn - a story.

Yabber - talk
Yobbo - loutish, surly youth. 
Yonks - a long period of time.