Saturday, February 02, 2008

Ozzy slang #2

I want to share another interesting Australian slang:

Fair dinkum, fair dinks
True, genuine

Fanny
Female genitals (American use means bottom)

Flog
1. Steal something. 2. A person who is not up to the job

Flugy
Extremely unattractive, combination of "fucking" and "ugly"

Full as a boot, a goog, a Catholic school
drunk

Funny farm
Psychiatric hospital

Ginormous
Incredibly huge, combination of 'gigantic' and 'enormous'

Gismo, gizmo
A gadget

Grey Nurse
A $100 note. Also, incidentally, a species of shark

Grumblebum
A person who habitually complains

Gyp
Swindle or cheat someone

Hairy eyeball
A disdainful or angry look

Hooley-dooley
An exclamation of surprise, amazement

Horizontal dancing, horizontal folk-dancing
Sexual intercouse

Irish curtains
Cobwebs

Jack
Nothing. He doesn't know Jack. Also Jack shit.

Kick
Wallet. Nothing in the kick

Knock, knocker
1. Criticise. 2. A critic

Lay-down misere
A certainty

Leg opener
An alcoholic drink offered during the seduction of a woman

Monkey suit
Dinner suit. Also penguin suit

Mystery bag
A sausage. It's a mystery because it's unclear what's in it.

Nong
A fool

Norks
Women's breasts

Onya, onya mate
Well done. From 'Good on you mate'

Owner operator
A euphemism for wanker

Perk
1. Vomit. 2. Fringe benefit

Prop
Stop suddenly

Quack
Doctor

Quoit
The anus, buttocks, arse. Also date, ring or freckle

Rag
A newspaper (used scornfully)

Railway tracks
Dental braces

Raincoat
A condom, Dunlop overcoat, franger

Razz
Tease

Root
Have sexual intercourse

7 comments:

Finally Woken said...

Fanny is from here (UK), of course. Fanny for female's, manny's for male's.

Rebecca said...

We use some of these terms in the United States, too.

AtomiK Kitten said...

Hairy eyeball.. I like it!

YummY! said...

I think funny farm and Ginormous are pretty much worldwide. I say fugly instead of flugy though.

V. Melly Limengan-Chendrainy said...

Ecky....not commented on Ozzy's slang but out of my curiosity, what is actually cisayong girl means heheheheh....it's an unique name.

anima said...

flugy.. hmm, looks like I'm going to say a lot of this from now on :D

MACCHIATO said...

Bloody oath!



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