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Australian Slang Words and Phrases
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G

G'daya greeting, hello,"A good day to you!".

Gabbaueensland Cricket Ground at Woolloongabba.

Galaha loud noisy person, like the squawking bird.

Garboa garbageman, refuse collector.

GaronteeYou know.

german obnoxious person.

Gerriegeriatric, old person.

God-botherera religious fanatic - of the door-to-door variety.

Good callWell done!.

Good Nickgood condition.

Goodonyermate!Good for you! Well done!.

googegg.

GowingsSydney Men's Department Store.

Green And GoldAustralian Sport National Team Colors.

grogbooze, liquor.

Grog ShopLicensed outlet selling alcohol.

Grommeta young surfer.

grottydirty, run-down.

grousefantastic, cool.

Grumblebuma complainer.

Gumsuckera person from the State of Victoria.

gurglera sink drain hole.

Guernseyto win approval to get a guernsey.

Gumbyidiot.

GynoGynocologist.

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H

Half your luck!Congratulations!.

Hard yardshard work or training.

heart starterthe first alcoholic drink of the day.

heaveto vomit.

Holy-dooleyAn expression of surprise.

hoona loudmouth, or to drive recklessly.

Hoo-rooGoodbye!.

Hostiean Airline Stewardess/Hostess, flight attendant.

Hotela pub with or without sleeping accomodations.

humpya temporary home in the bush.

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I

Icypolea popsicle, a frozen fruit flavored water treat loved by children.

idiot boxthe television.

Illywhackera merchant who cons people out of their money.

Irritsto be annoyed or irritated.

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J

Jackarooa male cattle or sheep station hand.

Jaffaan orange flavored chocloate ball with a hard orange coating -- traditionally rolled down the aise in the movie theatre.

jaffle iron a camping tool used to make toasted sandwiches.

Jillarooa female cattle or sheep station hand.

jocksmen's briefs or underwear.

Joe Blowan ordinary, average person.

Jolly green giantan Australian $100 dollar bill, green in color.

Joeya baby Kangaroo.

Journoa Journalist.

Jumbacka young sheep.

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K

kark itdie.

kindieKindergarten.

Kiwia New Zealander.

knockcriticise.


L

Lamingtona small square of spong cake covered with chocolate icing and dessicated coconut.

Larrikina playful person.

Lay byto have a store hold merchandise unti it is paid for by installment.

lippielipstick.

Liquid laughtervomit.

LobsterAn Australian $20 dollar bill - red in color.

lollie or lollycandy, or a sweet.

longneckA tall bottle of beer, 750 ml or 26 oz.

Lucky countrya nickname for Australia.

Lurkan illegal practice, a doge, a scam a con or a racket.

Lushan attractive person.

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M

Maccasa McDonalds Restaurant.

manchesterlinen.

Matea friend. Used instead of someone's name.

Mates Ratesa discount rate given to friends.

methomethylated spirits.

middya.glass of beer, 285 ml or 10 oz.

milkoa milkman - a person who delivers milk.

mozziemosquito.

mollydookera person who is left-handed.

moon tana pale skinned person.

Muck-Up Daythe last day of High School, usually a day of pranks and mischief.

mulletidiot.

mystery baga meat pie.




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