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Ever wondered sometimes about what those Aussies are actually talking about??  Here we'll try and help out with some explanations of great Aussie slang.

'Stone the Crows' = an exclamation of surprise 

PLEASE EXPLAIN -  Kath & Kim terms decoded by the BBC

Chooky: knocking on a bit, looking old

Afternoon delight: PM passion

Clutching at spanners: desperate

Crack of sparrows: early morning

Effluent: Well off

Foxymoron: very attractive woman

Hinkling: a feeling in your waters

Hornbag: Attractive woman

Huffy Puffy: cardio exercise

Hunk ospunk: attractive man

Man bag: Macho accessory

Pacifically: in particular, actually

Ravishing: very hungry

Team with theme: co-ordinate an outfit to the event

Tizzed up: all dressed up

Welcome mat: unsightly body hair on the lower back

Zip your lip: shut up.

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A

'a bit gone'

Mad; silly; insane

'act the goat'

To behave foolishly.

'add fuel to the fire'

To make a bad situation worse.

'add insult to injury'

To compound a grievance already committed against someone

'aerial ping pong'

Aussie Rules football.

'all alone like a country dunny'

Without company; alone.

'all dolled up'

Dressed in one's best clothes.

'amber fluid'

Beer.

'ankle-biter'

A toddler.

'apples'

Okay, all right, eg. She'll be apples.

'argue the toss'

To dispute a decision.

'around the twist'

Insane.

'A over T'

(arse over tit), to fall heavily.

'as much chance as pushing shit uphill with a rubber fork'

No chance at all.

'Aussie battler'

The ordinary Australian trying to make ends meet.

'Aussie salute'

The flapping away of ever-present flies from one's face.

'Away with the pixies/birdies'

In another world, day-dreaming, intoxicated.


B

'back o' Bourke'

remote, sparsely populated country area.

'bad case of the trots'

Diarrohea.

'bad egg'

Undesirable person.

'bad news'

A person likely to cause trouble.

'baffle with bullshit'

Deceive with lies.

'bag of fruit'

Suit (rhyming slang).

'balls-up'

To mess up: a real mix-up; chaotic state of affairs.

'banana-bender'

A Queenslander.

'banged up' 

Pregnant.

'barbie'

Barbecue.

'been had'

Tricked.

'bewdy!'

Expression of jubilation.

'big bickies'

Large sum of money.

'bingle'

Minor car accident.

'bit on the nose'

Smelly.

'bloke'

Man.

'bloody galah'

Silly person; fool.

'blotto'

Very drunk.

'blow shit out of someone'

Reprimand someone severely.

'blower'

Telephone.

'blowie'

Blowfly.

'blow-in'

Uninvited (and usually unwelcome) guest.

'bludge'

Do nothing; be lazy.

'booze-up'

Wild party, with plentiful supply of alcohol.

'bored shitless'

Very bored.

'brass monkey weather'

Very cold weather.

'buggered if I know'

Haven't got a clue.


C

'cark it'

To die.

'carry on like a pork chop'

To behave in a silly way: to overreact.

'catch forty winks'

Have a short sleep.

'charge like a wounded bull'

To set excessively high prices.

'cheap drunk'

One who becomes intoxicated quickly.

'cheesed off'

Very annoyed.

'chuck a leftie'

Turn left.

'chuck a wobbly'

To throw a tantrum.

'clear as mud'

Confusing.

'Coathanger'

Sydney Harbour Bridge.

'cobber'

Friend; mate

'coldie'

A can of chilled beer.

'come a cropper'

To fall heavily: to have a setback.

'come the raw prawn'

Attempt to deceive.

'cop it sweet'

To be lucky.

'couldn't lie straight in bed'

Of compulsive cheat, swindler, liar.

'crikey!'

An expression of astonishment.