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The Dictionary of Australian Slang
Going on an Australian Holiday, International visitors can be confused by Australian slang, but at the same time many a amused by the way we use words for different meaning, like take a Captain Cook, means take a look, below are some Australian slang and there meaning.
Aggro - abbreviation for aggravated, aggressive, aggression.
Ankle biter - a small or young child.
Aocal - Hey local, local, friendly hello.
Arvo - afternoon.
Av-a-go-yer-mug - a phrase used to encourage someone to put more effort into something.
Au- Hey You - Australia - also the symbol for gold.
Aussie - an Australian.
Bangers - sausages.
Barney - an argument, fight.
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.
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.
Bottlo - a Bottle shop or Liquor store.
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.
Cakehole - mouth.
Captain Cook - to take or have a look.
Can-do - yes, 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.
Dag - a person with little or no dress sense, uncouth.
Date - back side, 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.
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 / piss - alcohol. beer, spirits.
Grommet - an idiot; a young surfer
Grouse - very good.
Grub - food.
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.
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.
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.
Mingle - meet people - socialize.
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.
Rack off - go away, get lost.
Rag - a newspaper or a woman who sleeps around.
Ratbag - rascal, rogue.
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.
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 - a break from work to indulge in chit-chat and a cigarette.
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.
Ta / tar - thanks.
Tart - once meaning 'sweet heart' but now a derogatory word for a woman.
Tee up - to organise something.
Thingy / thingo / thing-ummy-jig - any thing that doesn't have a precise name.
Tightarse - someone who wont buy a drink or wont part with money.
Tinnie - a can of beer, a small boat
True blue Australian - 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).
Ute - small truck, short for utility truck.
VB - Victoria Bitter, a beer.
Walkabout - a period of wandering, usually in reference to Aborigines.
Walloper - one who thrashes someone.
Wanker / Wayne Kerr - 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.
Yobbo - loutish, surly youth.
Yonks - a long period of time.
|Agnes Water - Town of 1770|
Common misspelling of Accommodation
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Agnes Water often called Agnes Waters and it is common for Lady Musgrave Island to be called Lady Musgrove Island and Captain Cook to Captian Cook and Capitan Cook or Captan Cook, with the Town of Seventeen Seventy now known as 1770 that would be hard to misspell for anyone. The correct spelling of Bundaburg Queensland, is Bundaberg.
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The Great Barrier Reef runs along the Australian Queensland Coast, there are many towns from Central Queensland to Far North Queensland that offer Great Barrier Reef tours, such as fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, cruises to Great Barrier Reef Islands, even Reef Walking and Surfing, some Islands on the Great Barrier Reef offer accommodation from Resort Style to Camping. The Southern End of the Great Barrier Reef begins from the Town of 1770 on the Queensland Discovery Coast, and extends North past Cairns, Port Douglas and Cook Town.
You will find places on this site that offer all of the above on The Great Barrier Reef as well as inland Rural areas, such as Mining Towns, Farm Stays and National Parkes, Gorges, Mountian Retreats and Beachside Towns. Use the Navigation links & Directories, if you prefer an other Langauge besides English you can click on your Counties Flag on the top right to translate all pages on Lets Connect to your prferred langauge.
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