Rager: A person who loves going out late at night to clubs

Rellie: Family relative

Ridgy-didge: Original or genuine

Ripper: Great, fantastic. As in: "It was a ripper party."

Rollie: A cigarette that you roll yourself

Roo: Kangaroo

Rotten: Drunk. As in: "I went out last night and got rotten."


Sanger: A sandwich

Scratchy: Instant lottery ticket

Servo: Gas station

Shark biscuit: Somebody new to surfing

Sheila: A woman

Shout: One's turn to buy a round of drinks. As in: "It's your shout."

Slab: A carton of 24 bottles or cans of beer

Spewin': Very angry

Spit the dummy: To get very upset at something

Sprung: To get caught doing something wrong

Spunk: A good-looking person (of either sex)

Sunnies: Sunglasses

Surfies: People who go surfing usually more often than they go to work


Tall poppy syndrome: To become successful but forget your roots or shun your friends

Tee-up: To set up or make an appointment

Thongs: Flip flops—NOT a G-string

Togs: Swimsuit

Trackies: Track suit

Truckie: Truck driver

Tucker: Food

Aussie Glossary U- Z 


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