#AussieSayings are taking over the internet, here’s a dictionary

Strewth! It only seems right that we all get a fair crack of the whip and learn a bit of Australian slang.

The hashtag #AussieSayings has been doing the rounds on Twitter this week, with hundreds of people using it to share some of their favourite pieces of Aussie slang.

Australian singer Ricki-Lee Coulter joined in on the Australian slang action, saying her favourite phrase is to “chuck a u’ey”, while others’ favourites included “I went on a Maccas run in my tracky-dacks”.

If you’ve been left scratching your head about what some Aussie words and phrases mean, then don’t fret because we’ve got you covered. Here’s the Aussie dictionary full of dingo dongers, Roman sandals and a rolling rissole. Stop carrying on like a pork chop and have a crack at these. You can thank us later.

Give it a fair go:

Let’s get some food from the school cafeteria:

Do a U-turn:

Very thirsty:

Extremely anxious for sex:

A person who’s not too bright:


Very busy or hard at work:

Going crazy, making a scene:

See you later:


Something that is unnecessary or useless:

And just for the record, no-one says this, ever:

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