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Turps, hit the
go on a drinking binge
Turps
turpentine, alcoholic drink
Two up
gambling game played by spinning two coins simultaneously
Ugg boots
Australian sheepskin boots worn by surfers since at least the 1960s to keep warm while out of the water. Also worn by airmen during WW1 and WW2 because of the need to maintain warmth in non-pressuriz
Ugh
ugly. hence Ugg boot
Unit
flat, apartment
Uni
university
Up oneself
have a high opinion of oneself - "he's really up himself"
Up somebody, get
to rebuke somebody - "the boss got up me for being late"
Useful as an ashtray on a motorbike / tits on a bull
unhelpful or incompetent person or thing - "he, she or it is about as useful as tits on a bull" etc. etc.
Ute
utility vehicle, pickup truck
Vedgies
vegetables
Vee dub
Volkswagen
Veg out
relax in front of the TV (like a vegetable)
Vejjo
vegetarian
Vinnie's
St. Vincent De Paul's (charity thrift stores and hostels)
WACA (pron. whacker)
Western Australian Cricket Association and the Perth cricket groun
Waggin' school
playing truant
Walkabout
a walk in the Outback by Aborigines that lasts for an indefinite amount of time
Walkabout, it's gone
it's lost, can't be found
Weekend warrior
army reservis
Whacker, whacka
Idiot; somebody who talks drivel; somebody with whom you have little patience; a dickhea
Whiteant (verb)
to criticise something to deter somebody from buying it. A car dealer might whiteant another dealer's cars or a real estate salesman might whiteant another agent's property
White pointers
topless (female) sunbathers
Wobbly boot on, he's got the
drun
Wobbly
excitable behaviour ("I complained about the food and the waiter threw a wobbly")
Wog
flu or trivial illness
Wog
person of Mediterranean origin. A milder insult than the same word in the UK and perhaps elsewhere.
Wombat
somebody who eats, roots and leaves (see also root)
Woop Woop
invented name for any small unimportant town - "he lives in Woop Woop"
Wuss
coward; nervous person or animal
XXXX
pronounced Four X, brand of beer made in Queensland
Yabby
inland freshwater crayfish found in Australia (Cherax destructor)
Yakka
work (noun)
Yewy
u-turn in traffic ("chuck a yewy at the next traffic lights")
Zack
sixpence (5 cents) - "it isn't worth a zack", "he hasn't got a zack"