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Footy
Rugby League
Flyer
female kangaroo
Galah
Noisy fool, named after the bird of the same name.
Game
Brave.
G'arn
Go on, you're kidding!
G'day
Universal greeting, used anytime day or night, but never as a farewell. Pronounced "gud-eye", usually followed by "mate" (mite) or a typically strung-together "howyagoinallright"(= how are you today,
Give it a burl
Try it.
Good as gold
Great!
Good oil
Useful information, a good idea.
Good Onya
Omnipresent term of approval, sometimes ironic, offering various degrees of heartfelt congratulations depending on inflection. Indispensible during Aussie smalltalk - substitute "really, oh yeh, aha,
Grizzle
To complain.
Grouse
Rhymes with "house" - means outstanding, tremendous. Can be applied universally to all things social ... "grouse birds (women), grouse band, in fact, grouse bloody gay and hearty (great party!)"
Have a yarn
To talk to someone.
Hit your kick
Open your wallet.
Hooroo
Pronounced "who-ru"... means "see ya later", make sure you don't say g'day when meaning goodbye - it's a dead giveaway you're not a true blue Aussie.
Hotel
Often just a pub.
Icy pole
Popsicle.
Jackaroo
A male ranch hand.
Jillaroo
A female ranch hand.
Joey
Baby kangaroo.
Journo
Journalist.
Jumbuck
Sheep.
Jumper
Sweater.
Knock
To criticise.
Lemon squash
Lemonade.
Lob-in
Drop in to see someone.
Lollies
Sweets.
Lolly water
Soft drink.
Never Never
Distant outback.
No-hoper
A fool, loser
Offsider
An assistant.
O.S.
Overseas, as in "she's gone O.S."
Oz
Australia; God's country
Pines
Pineapples.
Pommie or pom
An Englishman.
Rafferty's rules
Chaos, disorder.
Reckon
Think, as in "Your shout or mine? What' ya reckon?".
Ridgy-didge
Original, genuine.
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