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Walkabout, it's gone: it's lost, can't be found
Beaut, beauty: great, fantastic
Dog: unattractive woman
Mozzie: mosquito
Rip snorter: great, fantastic - "it was a rip snorter of a party"
Billabong: an ox-bow river or watering hole
Avos: avocados
Flick it on: to sell something, usually for a quick profit, soon after buying it.
Going off: used of a nigh
Oldies: parents - "I'll have to ask my oldies"
Lob, lob in: drop in to see someone ("the rellies have lobbed")
XXXX: pronounced Four X, brand of beer made in Queensland
Docket: a bill, receipt
Fruit loop: fool
Heaps: a lot, e.g. "thanks heaps", "(s)he earned heaps of money" etc.
Date: arse[hole] ("get off your fat date")
Fossicking: searching, rummaging ("fossicking through the kitchen drawers")
Boomer: a large male kangaroo
Duchess: sideboard
Bail out: depart, usually angrily
Loo: toilet
Drum: information, tip-off ("I'll give you the drum")
Bondi cigar: see "brown-eyed mullet"
Brumby: a wild horse
Metho: methylated spirits
Good onya: good for you, well done
Compo: Workers' Compensation pay
Rotten: drunk ("I went out last night and got rotten")
Polly: politician
B.Y.O.: unlicensed restaurant where you have to Bring Your Own grog, also similar party or barbecue
Shoot through: to leave
Woop Woop: invented name for any small unimportant town - "he lives
Scratchy: instant lottery ticket
Bail (somebody) up: to corner somebody physically
Sheila: a woman
True blue: patriotic
Grinning like a shot fox: very happy, smugly satisfied
Greenie: environmentalist
Right: okay ("she'll be right, mate")
Spewin': very angry
Grog: liquor, beer ("bring your own grog, you bludger")
Cactus: dead, not functioning ("this bloody washing
Bog in: commence eating, to attack food with enthusiasm
Snag: a sausage
Dipstick: a loser, idiot
Good oil: useful information, a good idea, the truth
Strides: trousers
Spunk: a good looking person (of either sex)
Ripper: great, fantastic - "it was a ripper party"
Bush: the hinterland, the Outback, anywhere that isn't in town
Veg out: relax in front of the TV (like a vegetable)
Swag: rolled up bedding etc. carried by a swagman
Root (verb and noun): synonym for f*ck in nearly all its senses: "I feel rooted"; "this washing machine is rooted"; "(s
Flick: to give something or somebody the flick is to get rid of it or him/her
Bonzer: great, ripper
Lair: a flashily dressed young man of brash and vulgar behaviour, to dress up in flashy clothes
Bikkie: biscuit (also "it cost big bikkies" - it was expensive)
Dinky-di: the real thing, genuine
Bloody: very (bloody hard yakka)
Sprung: caught doing something wrong
Stuffed, I'll be: expression of surprise
Roo: kangaroo
Kelpie: Australian sheepdog originally bred from Scottish collie
Bushie: someone who lives in the Bush
Uni: university
Arvo: afternoon
Figjam: "F*ck I'm good; just ask me". Nickname for people who have a high opinion of themselves.
Cat's piss, as mean as: mean, stingy, uncharitable
Cactus: dead, not functioning ("this bloody washing machine is cactus")
Knock: to criticise
Lollies: sweets, candy
Battler: someone working hard and only just making a living
Durry: cigarette
Cut lunch: sandwiches
Christmas: see Bourke Street
Dero: tramp, hobo, homeless person (from "derelict")
Brass razoo, he hasn't got a: he's very poor
Whinge: complain
Perve (noun & verb): looking lustfully at the opposite sex
Cook (noun): One's
Gyno: gynaecologist
Pozzy: position - get a good pozzy at the football stadium
Lippy: lipstick
Raw prawn, to come the: to bullshit, to be generally disagreeable
Mongrel: despicable person


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