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Yabber: talk (a lot)
Bourke Street, he doesn't know Christmas from: he's a bit slow in the head. (Bourke Street is a brightly lit Mel
Fly wire: gauze flyscreen covering a window or doorway.
Journo: journalist
Fossicking: searching, rummaging ("fossicking through the kitchen drawers")
Mongrel: despicable person
Dob (somebody) in: inform on somebody. Hence dobber, a tell-tale
Flick it on: to sell something, usually for a quick profit, soon
B & S: Bachelors' and Spinsters' Ball - a very enjoyable party usually held in rural areas
Plonk: cheap wi
Whiteant (verb): to criticise something to deter somebody from buying it. A car dealer might whiteant another dealer's
Cream (verb): defeat by a large margin
Snag: a sausage
Skite: boast, brag
Port: suitcase (portmanteau)
Piece of piss: easy task
Useless as an ashtray on a motorbike: see preceding - "he, she or it is about as muc
Lippy: lipstick
Bush: the hinterland, the Outback, anywhere that isn't in town
Drongo: a dope, stupid person
Amber fluid: beer
Bundy: short for Bundaberg, Queensland, and the brand of rum that's made there
Beaut, beauty: great, fantastic
Plate, bring a: Instruction on party or BBQ invitation to bring your own food. It doesn't mean they're short
Knocker: somebody who criticises
Naughty, have a: have sex
Sprung: caught doing something wrong
Gobful, give a: to abuse, usually justifiably ("The neighbours were having a noisy party so I went and gave them a gobf
Perve (noun & verb): looking lustfully at the opposite sex
Chuck a sickie: take the day off sick from work when you're perfectly healthy
Garbo, garbologist: municipal garbage collector
Sanger: a sandwich
Mob: family or herd (?) of kangaroos
Thingo: Wadjamacallit, thingummy, whatsit
Bull bar: stout bar fixed to the front of a vehicle to protect it agains
Cactus: dead, not functioning ("this bloody washing machine is cactus")
Bush telly: campfire
Lob, lob in: drop in to see someone ("the rellies have lobbed")
Chewie: chewing gum
Strewth: exclamation, mild oath ("Strewth, that Chris is a bonzer bloke")
Kelpie: Australian sheepdog originally
Gyno: gynaecologist
Polly: politician
Docket: a bill, receipt
Brumby: a wild horse
Duchess: sideboard
Dinky-di: the real thing, genuine
Blowie: blow fly
Strides: trousers
Hoon: hooligan
Fruit loop: fool
Ocker: an unsophisticated person
Greenie: environmentalist
Larrikin: a bloke who is always enjoying himself, harmless prankster
Brass razoo, he hasn't got a: he's very poor
Bikkie: biscuit (also "it cost big bikkies" - it was expensive)
Fair go: a chance ("give a bloke a fair go")
Lunch, who opened their?: OK, who farted?
Pozzy: position - get a good pozzy at the football stadium
Mate: buddy, friend
Waggin' school: playing truant
Hooroo: goodbye ( Don Burke)
Buck's night: stag party, male gathering the night before the wedding
Nuddy, in the: naked
Exy: expensive
Lurk: illegal or underhanded racket
Stuffed, I feel: I'm tired
Pash: a long passionate kiss; hence "pashing on"
Ankle biter: small child
London to a brick: absolute certainty ("it's London to a brick that taxes won't go down")
Veg out: relax in front of the TV (like a vegetable)
Brick shit house, built like a:
Compo: Workers' Compensation pay
Cobber: friend
Raw prawn, to come the: to bullshit, to be generally disagreeable
Quid, not the full: of low IQ
No worries!: Expression of forgiveness or reassurance (No problem; forget about it; I can do it; Yes, I'll do it
Mate's rate, mate's discount: cheaper than usual for a "friend"
Dunny: outside lavatory
Bities: biting insects
Blue: fight ("he was having a blue with his wife")
Bondi cigar: see "brown-eyed mullet"
Greenie: environmenta
Arvo: afternoon
Sheila: a woman
Yobbo: an uncouth person
thing to deter somebody from buying it. A car dealer might whiteant another dealer's cars or a real estate salesman might w
Cut lunch: sandwiches
Brick shit house, built like a: big strong bloke
Shark biscuit: somebody new to surfing
Knock: to criticise
Sickie: day off sick from work (chuck a sickie = take the day off sick from work when you're perfectly healt
Big-note oneself: brag, boast
Plonk: cheap wine
Billabong: an ox-bow river or watering hole
Chrissie: Christmas
Cark it: to die, cease functioning
Stuffed, I'll be: expression of surprise
Good oil: useful information, a good idea
Servo: petrol station


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