|Australianisms featured in OzOnDeck
||A wind instrument of the Indigenous Australians of northern Australia.
||Spit the dummy/Put on a turn
||To get very upset about something.
||Insulated ice box or cooler, useful also as an impromptu floatation device or extra seat.
||She'll be apples/She'll be right
||Everything is going to be ok.
||What do you do for a crust?
||What is your occupation? Common during the Depression when jobs and food were scarce.
||Was your father a glass maker?
||Don't stand in front of me, I can't see through you!
||Handy as a hip pocket in a singlet
||Not very handy at all. Useless.
||All equal. "In this game, we're level peggin' "
||Has the tide gone out?
||Referring to someone who's glass is not full.
||Stone the crows!
||That's incredible, I don't believe it!
||Dip the lid
||The proper way to greet a sheila when wearing a hat.
||Scarce as hen's teeth
||A block who always enjoys himself, a harmless prankster.
||It'd blow the dog off it's chain
||It is very, very windy.
||Bread roll, sausage roll, peas & sauce
||An old school tuck shop snack.
||True and genuine. If buying a car one might ask, "Is she redgy didge, mate?"
||Weather's a bit wild and woolly
||A state of mind or the response to a request: "No worries, mate!"
||Your smile or your mouth.
||It's all gone pear shaped
||The situation has taken a turn for the worst.
||Burger with the lot
||Beef pattie, bacon, cheese, pineapple, egg, onion, lettuce, tomato, beetroot, mayo and barbeque sauce.
||Chuck a U-ey
||Make a U-turn at the next intersection.
||Bacon, sausage, eggs, tomato, hash brown potatoes, mushrooms & toast.
||Played up like a second-hand lawn mower
||Someone is not acting right or something is not operating properly.
||A true surfer.
||An Australian soldier. This term originated during World War I.
||Bushman's Alarm Clock
||The kookaburra bird, known for its loud call which echoes human laughter.
||Small aluminium boat.
||Dog n' Bone
||The telephone. "I was on the dog n'bone to him the other night."
||Wouldn't shout if a shark bit you
||Someone who is tight with money. Not wanting to take their turn.
||Cooking with gas
||Getting somewhere, things are working out for the best.
||One for the road
||One more before you go.
||Traditional outback bread typically baked in the coals of a campfire.
||Slow as a wet week
||Doing something very slowly.
||Kangaroos loose in the top paddock
||Referring to someone who is intellectually inadequate.
||Rough end of the pineapple
||To receive aggressive or unfair treatment.
||Long flat dog
||Chuck a sickie
||To take a day off sick from work when you're feeling fine.
||Not within cooee
||Far away. Cannot be heard. An Australian call used in the bush.
||Sponge cake cubes coated in chocolate icing and desicated coconut.
||Every man and his dog was there
||The meeting was well attended.
||Koalas are not bears. The are marsupials.
||A derogatory surfie term for a small surfboard or boogie board.
||Off like prawns in the sun
||To leave very quickly.
||Goodbye or farewell. Ooroo is similar.
||The iconic rotary clothes line invented by Lance Hill in 1945.
||Done like a dog's dinner
||Over very quickly.
||Measurement of a whiting fish. From your hand to your elbow is a great size!
||The Missus, The Cook
||The wife or partner. Also affectionately referred to as the "handbrake."
||Real, true and genuine.