Australian Slang - What's your favourite? - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HUKD, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HUKD app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit

Australian Slang - What's your favourite?

cannyscot Avatar
8y, 1m agoPosted 8 years, 1 month ago
Ankle biter : small child

Bities : biting insects

Bitzer : mongrel dog (bits of this and bits of that)

Budgie smugglers : men's bathing costume, speedos

Bushman's hanky : Emitting nasal mucus by placing one index finger on the outside of the nose (thus blocking one nostril) and blowing.

Crack a fat : when a man becomes visibly excited

Figjam : "F*ck I'm good; just ask me". Nickname for people who have a high opinion of themselves.

Galah: a fellow much given to chatter

Grinning like a shot fox : very happy, smugly satisfied

Dont come the raw prawn with me: your comment is somewhat far fetched

Liquid laugh : vomit

Lunch, who opened their? : OK, who farted?

Maccas (pron. "mackers") : McDonald's (the hamburger place)

Spit the dummy : get very upset at something

Strides : trousers

Strine : Australian slang and pronunciation

Technicolor yawn : vomit

Turps, hit the : go on a drinking binge

Useful as an ashtray on a motorbike / t1ts on a bull : unhelpful or incompetent person or thing - "he, she or it is about as useful as t1ts on a bull" etc. etc.
cannyscot Avatar
8y, 1m agoPosted 8 years, 1 month ago

All Comments

(1) Jump to unreadPost a comment
Didn't hear many of those when I was travelling over there for a year...

One I do remember was when my mam came to visit me, and told the owner of the hostel we were staying in that she'd "rooted around the market" - the look on his face! Rooting means something quite different in Oz, hehe!

Post a Comment

You don't need an account to leave a comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.

...OR log in with your social account

...OR comment using your social account

Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!