tick australian slang

Long paddock - Grassy land beside the road used by drovers when times are tough. Rare as rocking horse shit (or chicken's teeth) - Very rare indeed. It does no harm. Bugger off - To leave or to tell someone to leave. On the outer - To be rejected by others. Can be anywhere bigger than where you are now. Dunking - Dip a biscuit into a cup of tea or coffee. (Also Dyke). Blood's worth bottling - Refers to someone who has admirable qualities. or 'The government has again bailed out the banks with taxpayer's money.' 'That meat looks a bit iffy to me.' Ace - Excellent. Dictionary source: Australian Slang More: English to English translation of Ticks ... Those terms to appear in the lead position, ie are required as access terms, are indicated usually by placing a tick (check) over them.----* tick box = casilla, recuadro de selección. - Said when you haven't understood something properly. Ear-basher - A person who can't stop talking. Backchat - Talking back to someone in a rude or insolent manner. enacademic.com EN. Joe Bloggs - Average man. Corker - Excellent. Clued up - Well informed. Sweet Fanny Adams - Nothing. Not an earthly - No chance at all. (Meaning they are a bit dumb.) Old fella - Penis or husband. "Jeez mate, where did you get that old bomb?" Ute - Pick-up truck. (The way they like to think of themselves anyway!) Shark biscuit - Person on a surf board. Yakka - Hard work. Usually said about someone who loves themselves. Have a slash - Urinate. Bend the elbow - Drink alcohol. Play the neddies - Gamble on horse races. Bushfire blonde - Red headed woman. Muso - Musician. Also 'base over apex' as in 'He tripped and went A over T.' Emma Chisit - How much is it? 'Know how many turned up to the LNP rally? The phrase is a variation of an earlier British phrase in the same sense: full as a tick, recorded from the late 17th century. Blind. Dinky di - Authentic Australian. Veggies - Vegetables. Banana bender - Queenslander. Tally - Keep score. French letter / Frenchy - Condom. Thunder box - Toilet. True blue - Genuine Australian. Up the duff - Pregnant. Sink the sav / sink the sausage / hide the sausage - Sexual intercourse. Knee high to a grasshopper - Short person. Take the mickey out of - To make fun of. Reads like some Aussie takin the piss. (Like me) Bush lawyer - Someone willing to argue the merit of their case based more on their personality than on facts.. Fit as a mallee bull - In good health. Is a slang word for a g-string (the undies that go up your bum). Buggery - A mythical place that you tell someone to go to (rude). Lame brained - Silly person. Beat the meat - To masturbate (male). Wombat - Insensitive male. Blow smoke / sunshine up your arse - To be complimentary in a way that seeks to gain favour. Yowie - Mythical creature said to be like a yeti. - Bring your own drinks. Bloody - Known as the great Australian adjective. New PC term 'Sanitary engineer'. meaning bring your own grog (alcohol.) 'He gives me the willies.' Curry (give someone) - Make things difficult for someone. "It's a real bummer that Steve didn't get the promotion." This post is going to explain all the best Aussie slang phrases, words and sayings. Rug rats - Children. 'Hey time to bail out, here comes big Bluey and he looks pissed off.' Blow a fuse - To lose your temper. Wet as water - Ineffective. On the turps - Drinking too much alcohol. Iron lung (wouldn't work in an) - Lazy individual. King ping - Leader of something. (Also bush pig, bag etc.) toilet. On a good wicket - Doing well often with little effort. Consider it your crash course on common Aussie slang words and funny Aussie slang phrases you can use in Australia. to give someone drugs now, knowing that payment will happen some time in the near future Been there done that, it hurts! Grog shop - A place that retails alcohol. Sticky beak - Nosey person. Bender - To deliberately get drunk usually over a period of several days. "Paddy is a Mick." There are also some expressions not included above: Hang on a tick = Wait a moment. "Not far now, just a few clicks." Not the sharpest knife in the cutlery drawer - Slow witted person. Do your block - Lose your temper. Codger - Old man. Liquid amber - Beer. Crash hot - Excellent. Fruit cake / loop - Stupid person. Put up job - A deceptive way of doing something. Aussie salute (the great) - Waving away the flies from your face. Put the bite on - Ask for a loan of money. “Goog” is a variation of the northern English slangword “goggie” meaning an egg. "Bruce went bananas and they hauled him off to the looney bin." Joe Blake - Rhyming slang for snake. Jerk off - Masturbate. Op shop - Charity shop. Stretch - Nickname for a tall person. 100 Australian sayings and slang words everyone should know Arvo. Run around in the shower to get wet (to) - A very thin person. A | Baccy - Tobacco. To have a look at something you shouldn't see. Silvertail - Someone who has a lot of money. You may find that Australians tend to speak quickly and have an unusual way of pronouncing words. Billy cart - Child's go kart. Jerry - Potty. Roaring trade (doing a) - Doing well in business. Wonky - Poorly made. There are several glossaries and word lists recording soldier slang of the period, but none include Sam Tick.No other major historical or slang dictionaries include it, and no evidence appears in online databases or lexical resources. Wouldn't give you the time of day - Arrogant person. Couldn't run a chook raffle in a country pub - An inept person. Full as a goog - So full of food it is impossible to eat any more. Boil the billy - To boil the kettle. Brummy - Counterfeit.. Billy-o - To go very fast. Cat's pajamas - refers to a person who thinks they're better than others. Wouldn't work in an iron lung - Very lazy person. A bit more choke and you would have started - Said if someone farts loudly. Brown nose - To suck up, crawl to someone. (Same as bible basher). Sunnies - Sunglasses. Weather board - wooden house. Australian as a meat pie - Anything that is authentically Australian Couldn't hit the side of a barn - Someone with poor aim. 'A flutter on the nags' is to bet on a horse race. Skite - To show off. Slang for a garbage collector. Nose-bleed seats - Cheap seats at a venue that are so far back and so high up that you get a nose bleed sitting there. Forget everything you think you know about Australians and the way they speak. C | One eyed trouser snake - Penis. Wacker - Crazy person. Troppo - Madness brought about by excessive heat. Trap for young players - A trap for the unwary. Bowerbird - Compulsive hoarder. Rego - Car registration. Aussie Slang is the lingo spoken Down Under. Fair go mate - Asking for a fair chance. Spew - Vomit. Pipped at the post - To narrowly lose. Wee wee - Urinate. El cheapo - Cheap and nasty or a miser. (Something I have never experienced). Browse the list of 89 Tick abbreviations with their meanings and definitions. Fat chance - No chance. In good nick - In good shape. Could sell boomerangs to the Aboriginals - Very persuasive person. Gander (take a) - To have a look. Ambo - Ambulance driver or para-medic. Useful as a one legged man in an arse kicking contest - Useless. Piss on you if you were on fire (wouldn't) - A statement of contempt to someone you loathe. Sandshoes - Sneakers. Hen fruit - Eggs. Also a hair past a tooth. Could eat a horse and chase the rider - More than just hungry. Wet (the) - Monsoon season in north. Belly-up - Failure of a business. Crapper - Toilet. Pester - To bother someone. Fossick - Search for gold that is on the surface. Jeeze - Exclamation of surprise. 'Greg is the biggest wanker I ever met!' "Judy is so stuck up, she thinks her shit don't stink!" Fossick around - Look around for something. Coot - Old unpleasant man. Wag or wagging - To be absent from school without permission. A disease created to try and eradicate rabbits. Leftie - Socialist or communist. Don't come the raw prawn - Don't try to trick me. Has a few palings missing from the fence - Mentally unstable. Cornstalk - Person from New South Wales. Crumblies - Frail old people. - See Rat Shit Pig's arse - What you are saying is incorrect. Order of the boot - Fired from your job. Missus - Wife. Taswegian - Someone from Tasmania. Thick as two short planks - Dim witted person. Glutton for punishment - Someone who doesn't know when to quit. amber fluid Beer. Stonkered - Exhausted or drunk. No drama - Not a problem. Kip - Brief sleep. Not what it's cracked up to be - Something that is disappointing. Drip - Foolish person. Couldn't organise a screw in a brothel - An inept person. Reg Grundies - Underpants. Doss-house - Boarding house. The G’Day Aussie Button – 10 Aussie Phrases! Bonza or bonzer - Excellent. 'She is a crash hot sheila.' Dull as a month of Sundays - Very boring. Yank - An American. Someone trying to be too clever. Front - Someone who shows audacity. Lie doggo - To hide. Also watching the grass grow. 'And to add insult to injury she said I was ugly!' Burr up - To get angry. Flophouse - Very cheap accommodation. Creeping Jesus - Evangelical Christian. This is not intended to be a complete dictionary of Australian slang and terminology but I have put a few Aussie slang words, local names and terms together here and will add to the list from time to time. Australian English is similar to British English, but many common words differ from American English—and there are many unique Aussie idiosyncrasies, slang terms, and expressions. A over T - Short for ' arse over tit', Going head over heels. Q. Suss (a bit) - Dodgy. Flog the log - Masturbate. Good nick - To be in good shape. Bush - Anywhere away from town. ]).on('autocomplete:selected', function(event, suggestion, dataset) { / You little beauty! Blower - Telephone. 'Judy is such a slag!' Published. Scrubbers - Promiscuous woman. Scumbag - A bad person. White-ant - To undermine someone. Mickey (taking the) - Teasing someone. The list below gives a few of the most common Australian food-and-drink terms, plus many of their "slanguage" idioms. Shout - To treat someone by paying for something. Dead but won't lie down - Can mean persistent person but is often used when describing real dead people (like Princess Dianna or Elvis) who are dead but never seem to be out of the press. Any tic of the clock. White pointers - Topless female sunbathers. (Also coffin nail.) - Fight me. L | More than you can poke a stick at - Anything that is too much of something. Sook / sooky bub - A weak person who cried easily. Also Sparkie. Lucked out - Bad luck. Weed - Marijuana. Rock up - To arrive somewhere. - Shut up now! Brumby - Wild horse. Jillaroo - Female Jackaroo. Apple Isle - Tasmania. Compo - Payment made to employees who are injured while working. Lousy bastard - A miser. Lolly - A sweet confection, candy. Generally meant to imply they are a foolish person. Get the drift? Dead horse (trying to flog a) - A hopeless cause. Right now. Walkabout - Used to be the Aboriginal way of living staying on the move following the food and game but today it refers to anyone going off somewhere unexpectedly. That said, there are still many phrases and words that are uniquely Aussie. Gone on someone - To be in love. Bog standard - Basic model. Bogged - Getting your vehicle stuck in deep sand or mud. More arse than class - More luck than style. Bull bar - Protective bar bolted on the front of a vehicle. Rats of the air - Pigeons. Pick / pull the skin off a rice-pudding (couldn't) - A weak person. Backhander - Bribe. 'I thought he was reliable but he was all froth and no beer.' Like a shag on a rock - To stand out. Head like a robber's dog - Very ugly person. Underdaks - Underpants. Lord or Lady Muck - Snobbish person. Gummy - Toothless. T | Stony / stony broke - Has no money. Clayton's - Substitute for the real thing. by Daniella Emanuel. Like a possum up a gum tree - Very happy and contented. Lacky band - Elastic band. Could kick the arse off an emu - In very good health. Apples (she'll be) - It will be all right. Nipper - Young person. (Also old man) Keen as mustard - Very enthusiastic. I hope your chooks turn into emus and kick your dunny down! Airy fairy - Vague. Suck Up - To try and ingratiate yourself with someone for personal gain. (Obsolete) More common these days is 'dog box'. Wally - A dim witted person. Look at other dictionaries: any tic of the clock — Australian Slang very soon … English dialects glossary. Welsh on - To cheat someone or go back on your word. Also Mexican (Ie. Dead as mutton - Dead. Long neck - 750ml beer bottle. Dishy - Attractive. Quick snort - A quick drink of alcohol. 'We're driving up from Adelaide to The Alice next week.' Hooks - Fingers. Bow wow - Usually a sound made by one of a group of males when an ugly woman walks by. Purler - Good, great. The word originally meant 'pimp'. We have tried to include only slang that is in common use today and that a Wake up Australia! Usually condescending. No wukkin' furries - Spoonerism for 'no Fucking worries.' Nark - A police officer working for the vice squad. Click - A kilometre. As in 'Shut your cake hole!' Buggered if I know - No idea at all. Mate's rates - Special price charged to friends. Clucky - A woman who wants to have a baby. Add insult to injury - To make things worse than they are already. Also B.Y.O.G. Mateship - Friends helping each other. Any tick of the clock - Something about to happen in the immediate future. Scrub-up well - To look good after cleaning yourself up. Black stump - A mythical place that signifies the end of civilisation. 'Up shit creek in a barbed wire canoe with a tennis racket for a paddle.' A smart arse farmer would be a cocky, cockie. Telly - Television. Wouldn't know his arse from his elbow - Dim witted person. (Thanks to Richard for this one). Burl - To try something. Not only drunk, but also just over-stuffed. Cut snake (mad as a) - Very VERY upset about something. Grub - Dirty or untidy person. Or 'Where have you been, you old bastard!' Morning glory - Morning male erection. Arse about face - Back to front. Living the life or Riley - To be carefree and contented. (Means something completely different in modern slang). Bored shitless - Very bored. Knuckles - A game played mostly by school boys which involves trying to hit each other's knuckles. Pommie / Pom - an English person. Bright spark - Clever person. Donger - Penis. In ya boot! Ie. Has a snout on someone - Have a grudge against someone. (See also ticked (off).) On the make - Looking for sex. Garbo - Person who is employed to remove rubbish from bins. Look like death warmed up - Very ill looking. Jiffy - A short space of time. Full as a goog is recorded from the 1930s. Poke in the eye with a sharp stick (better than) - Make the best of a situation. Kangaroos loose in the top paddock - Crazy person. 'I think Bruce is a bit AC-DC.' Cushy - Anything easy. Coldie - Cold beer. Dill - Fool. Didn't bat an eyelid - Showed no reaction or emotion. 'Look at him sitting there, he's away with the pixies.' Barcoo rot - Ulcers that will not heal.. Weak as piss - Very weak. Bush tucker - Food drawn from sources in the bush. Nasho - National serviceman. Bad case of the trots - Diarrhoea. Mongrel - Bad person or mixed breed dog. Drop-bears - Mythical creatures which jump from trees and sink their fangs into the heads of their victims. Derives from the state of a tick(parasitic insect) after it has gorged itself on a host mammal's blood. Good sort - Attractive woman. From formal English to slang; Interpretations; Translations; Books; From formal English to slang  tick fever. Bush quack - Bush doctor, untrained, unqualified and sometimes unreliable. Chinwag - To have a long talk. (Also pozzie)'Hey Bruce save me a possie at the jetty when you go fishing'. This can also be a cockatoo or a cockroach. Make a galah of yourself - Behave like a fool. The addition of 'o' and 'ie' to words and names. Bizzo - Business. } Illywhacker - Con man. Doona - Lined bedding made from synthetic fibre, feathers or wool. 1. Bangs like a dunny door in a hurricane - Woman with no morals who has sex with anyone. Spruiker - A tout. Gravy - Good looking man. Choof off - To leave. Off the beaten track - Away from normal roads. All piss and wind - All air and no substance. Hungry as a black dog - Famished. - Said when someone does not close the door. Wouldn't touch with a ten-foot pole - Have nothing to do with. RU; DE; FR; ES; Remember this site Search! Middy - 285 ml glass of beer. Matilda - Swag. Top Ender - Someone from the Northern Territory. Go down the gurgler - Business or venture failure. Rustbucket - An old worn out car. Brown eyed mullet - Feces floating anywhere people swim. Skerrick - A very small amount. Bush oyster - Nasal mucus, usually referred to when snorted in and swallowed (yuk!) Sprung - Caught in the act. Bible-basher - Evangelical Christian. - Said to someone who is not paying attention. Bindy - A grass prickle. Crook - Can mean either feeling ill or a criminal. Looney bin - Mental institution. WS2 WS2. Idiot box - Television. Funny farm - Mental hospital. Australian English is similar to British English, but many common words differ from American English—and there are many unique Aussie idiosyncrasies, slang terms, and expressions. Whilst Australia prides itself in its multiculturism, with over 80 languages spoken, the predominant language spoken in Australia is basic English, but as with other countries, there is a distinct and sometimes colourful local variation. 'I bought a dicky watch in Bali.' Get the Guernsey - To be selected for something. I mean a person coming to Australia is going to need to know more than, "Right cobber. Going like hot cakes - An item or product that sells fast. Run about like chook with its head cut off - Run around without purpose. Get stuck into - Do something with energy and enthusiasm. Stiff bickies - Tough luck. Cancer stick - Cigarette. Pot calling the kettle black - Saying something bad about someone else that also applies to you. 'Bruce has been on the turps again.' (Obsolete) Short arms and deep pockets - Miser. Some may consider some of the Australian words below to be 'slang', however most are used commonly enough to be considered part of mainstream Australian English. Blue - An argument or a red-headed person. Donga - Rough accommodation and more recently, a general term for sleeping quarters.. King hit - A single devastating punch that usually knock one's opponent out. (Australian, NZ, British) a mark made to indicate agreement, correctness or acknowledgement; checkmark ; Indicate that you are willing to receive marketing material by putting a tick in the box ; A lifer (bird seen by a birdwatcher for the first time) that is uninteresting and routine, thus merely a tick mark on a list. Hence the expression 'Beyond the black stump.' 2. 'It's fair dinkum mate!' Cozzie - Swimming costume. Scrub - Low bushy outback. 'Come on mate, kick in for the charity.' Cultural cringe - Refers to Australians who think Australian things are not good enough compared to things from other countries. Whizzer - Penis. Cop-u-later - Can be a farewell but can also be used as a 'sounds like' for the word copulator. 'The local member was just waiting for a backhander before he voted.' - Expression of disgust or surprise. There is no hard and fast rule for how this gets done but it is something you learn by listening to the sound. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Become a supporter of this website for just $5 a month. Same as yobbo. Fair suck of the sauce / sav - Asking for a fair chance. 'Everything politicians say is a bit suss.' (Also - Bonzer, beauty, grouse) 'That meal was really ace.' How everything began. Smashed - Drunk. Belt up - Same as saying 'Shut up.' Dice - To throw away. autocomplete('#search-input', {hint: false}, [ 'Bruce had a real skin full at the pub.' 'When his wife walked out he was all over the place like a mad woman's breakfast.' Breather - Take a rest. Tighter than a fish's arse hole - Miser. Moosh - Mouth. to make someone angry. Dorothy Dixer - A question, prepared in advance, to make the person questioned look good. Pat Malone (on your) - On your own. Bang - To have sex. Dribs and drabs - A bit at a time. (slang) A man who persistently approaches or accosts a woman in a public social setting, particularly in a bar. vulgar black American slang is replacing the good old Aussie-isms. Plonk - Cheap wine. Bodgy - Poor quality or poorly done. Nag - Horse. Clacker - Anus. Optic nerve - Perve. Jesus wept! Since Cocky was an egg - A long time ago. Shot through like a Bondi tram - Depart hastily. Wedding tackle - Penis. Vino - Wine. To go to town - To attack someone verbally. Five finger discount - Stealing from a shop. Apple eaters - Someone from Tasmania where apples are one of the main primary products. Do a Melba - Return from retirement many times. Wog - Cold or flu. Dink or dinky was to carry just one passenger. Bun in the oven - Pregnant. Rouseabout - Someone who does odd jobs. Rug up - Dress in warm clothes. R | Another word for tick someone off: scold, rebuke, tell off, lecture, carpet | Collins English Thesaurus (2) Boong - Aborigine (insulting). List of most popular Tick terms updated in August 2020 ... Australian Registered Business Number Australia, Business, Technology. In the FORTH language, a single quote character. Also nut house. Brown eye - Showing ones bottom pulling the cheeks apart, similar but more vulgar than mooning. Can also be used to describe friends who spill drinks on themselves, swear a lot or perform reckless actions without much thought. Cop - Policeman or to be on the receiving end of something unpleasant. Bugger - In Australia the word bugger is not used for its traditional meaning (which I am not about to discuss here). Waltzing Matilda - Carry a swag. Not much chop - Not very good. AC / DC - Bisexual. Flicks - Movies shown at a picture theatre. Turps - Spirit alcohol but also alcohol in general. Bleeder - Uncomplimentary term for a man. Dick head - Fool or idiot. Blow-in - Uninvited guest. Stands out like a dunny in the desert - Very obvious. Put a cork / sock in it! Daggy - Unfashionable. Botfly - Scrounger. Make a quid - Earn a living. Thinks the sun shines out of his / her arse - Someone who loves themselves. Dingdong - A fight or argument. Dictionary of Australian slang . or 'The government did a uwie on their tax policy.'. Wheelie - Deliberately spinning the wheels of a car to produce noise and smoke. Dudder - Con-man. Hoon - Badly behaved young person. 'I'll be with you in a jiffy.' Gibber - Dry plains covered in pebbles. Can refer to food (“Want another sanger? Most of us use the traditional ‘Hello’ more than ‘G’day’… Sorry to disappoint. Skint - Broke, bankrupt. Chrome dome - Bald head. (Prices that used to exist in shops but are seen no more.) - It is very common for names to be changed by adding either the letter 'o' or the letters 'ie', as in Johnno for John or Would bet on two flies crawling up a wall - Compulsive gambler. Heave - Vomit. "Politicians are all lower than a snake's belly." 1. Stoush - Fight. Angle of the dangle - Whether a man has an erection. Monkey suit - Suit. Myxo / Myxie - Myxomatosis. Sticky tape - Adhesive tape. I'll be a monkey's uncle - An exclamation of surprise. Sly grog - Illegal or bootleg alcohol. Useless as tits on a bull - Useless with an example. American. Beg yours? tick′ fe`ver. Bush pig - An ugly person. Going there and back to see how far it is - Said when someone wants to know where you are going and you don't want to say. Boomerang - A rubber cheque (they bounce). Dead to the world - Sleeping very soundly. The phrase is a variation of an earlier British phrase in the same sense: full as a tick, recorded from the late 17th century. Cove - Old slang for Bloke, man etc. 'It was a long walk and when I finished I was buggered.' Australian English contains variably included similarities to both British as well as American English; Australian slang has many more similarities to the former than the latter. Lubra - (Aboriginal) Young woman. It’s not quite an Aussie slang dictionary, but it will help you know what’s the John Dory down-under. There’s really not much left for us to do. Hung like a Mallee bull - Man with big genitals. Feral - Generally refers to young untidy and dirty individuals. Amber fluid - Beer. Balls - Testicles. We now have chicks instead of sheilas, guys instead of blokes and a new swathe of extremely Schooner - A certain size of beer glass. Ging - A shanghai, hand held catapult. Crackerjack - A good idea. Geek - Someone who is smart but not cool. Bite your bum - Same as saying 'Shut up.' Refers to Australia's most famous bush ranger. It is an abbreviation of the British dialect word goggy ‘a child’s name for an egg’, retained in Scotland as goggie. Brass monkey weather - Very cold weather. Oo-roo! Yanking my chain - To deliberately antagonise someone but usually in fun. Little Vegemites - Children. Sanga / sanger - Sandwich. Willies - Unpleasant feelings. Ikey Mo - A Jew. 'Just get the mechanic to fix the car and then Bob's your uncle.' (Also cozzie etc.) (Like me!) (snooker, billiards) A stick with a convex arch-shaped notched head used to support the cue when the cue ball is out of reach at normal extension; a bridge. Butcher's hook - Rhyming slang for 'take a look'. Gone to the dogs - Something that is no longer any good. Footy - Australian Rules Football. Lob in / lob up - Turn up unexpectedly. Went through like a dose of salts - Leave quickly. The term "tuck", meaning food, is slang and probably originates from such phrases as "to tuck into a meal". Cranky - Bad tempered. Mob - Large number of kangaroos or a group of people, cattle etc.. Technicolour yawn - Vomit. Battery acid - Cheap cask white wine. (As in it's cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey) Going to see a man about a dog - Said when you don't want to reveal where you are going. Sponger - Someone who lives off the efforts of others without justification. Play possum - To pretend to do something. A combo A combo. Gully raker - A cattle thief also called a duffer. Sin bin - Panel van. Mate - Friend. Game as Ned Kelly - Brave but also foolhardy. Billy - A container for boiling water over a campfire. Ducky double - Used to express delight in something good. Nothing between the ears - Stupid person. Push shit uphill with a sharp stick - To attempt a hopeless task. "Here's $20, now that should square us up." 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