Aussie Slang Part 2

As if my first list of Aussie words and phrases wasn’t already extensive enough…  But I’ve managed to learn even more Aussie slang since I’ve been down under – and I’m here to share it with all of you 😛

  • Bottle-O = liquor store
  • Capsicun = bell pepper
  • Not bad = good
  • Pokies = slot machines
  • Shandy = beer mixed with Sprite
  • Lemonade = Sprite
  • Off their head = they’re effed up 
  • Togs = swimwear
  • Whinge = wine
  • Schooner = a 425 mL (15 fl oz) glass of beer (it’s the standard Aussie beer glass size – and it’s only 3/4 the size of a pint)
  • Middy/pot = small glass of beer (285mL)
  • Prezzie = present
  • Roadie = alcohol you take to drink in the car
  • Sickie = a sick day
  • Stubbies = beer in a bottle
  • Cannies = beer in a can
  • Couldn’t be bothered = didn’t feel like it 
  • Telly = TV
  • Aircon = airconditioning
  • Avo = avocado
  • Chewie = gum
  • Iceblock = non dairy popsicle
  • Kindie = kindergarten
  • Tomato sauce = ketchup
  • Thongs = flip flops
  • Swimmers = swimsuit
  • Ute = pickup truck
  • Hen’s night = bachelorette party
  • Buck’s night = bachelor party
  • Crack on = hit on
  • Missus = girlfriend/wife/female partner
  • Yankee = an American
  • Sick c*nt = a bad*ss
  • Buggered = tired/worn out
  • Cruisy = easygoing
  • Yewy = a U-turn
  • Chrissy = Christmas
  • Heaps = lots
  • Mobile = cell phone
  • No worries = you’re welcome/not a problem

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