Bastard : term of endearment Battler : someone working hard and only just making a living Beaut, beauty : great, fantastic Big Smoke : a big city, especially Sydney or Melbourne Big-note oneself : brag, boast Bikkie : biscuit also "it cost big bikkies" - it was expensive Billabong : an oxbow lake cut off by a change in the watercourse. Billabongs are usually formed when the course of a creek or river changes, leaving the former branch with a dead end.
Billy : teapot.
Container for boiling water. Bingle : motor vehicle accident Bitzer : mongrel dog bits of this and bits of that Bizzo : business "mind your own bizzo" Black Stump, beyond the : a long way away, the back of nowhere Bloke : man, guy Bloody : very bloody hard yakka Alang oath!
Everyone's favourite all-Aussie dog. Bluey : heavy wool or felt jacket worn by mining and construction workers.
Bluey : bluebottle jellyfish Bog in : commence eating, to attack food with enthusiasm Bog standard : basic, unadorned, without accessories a bog standard car, telephone etc. Bogan : person who takes little pride in his appearance, spends his days slacking and drinking beer Bogged : Stuck in mud, deep sand a vehicle. Boil-over : an unexpected sporting result Bondi cigar : see "brown-eyed mullet" Bonzer : great, ripper Boogie board : a hybrid, half-sized surf board Boomer : a large male kangaroo Booze bus : police vehicle used for catching drunk drivers Boozer : a pub Bored shitless : very bored Bottle shop : liquor shop Bottle-o : liquor shop slang a man with hessian bags going around picking up beer bottles in the 50's and 60's Bottler : something excellent Bottling, his blood's worth : he's an excellent, helpful bloke.
Bounce : a bully Bourke Street, he doesn't know Christmas from : he's a bit slow in the head. Bourke Street is a brightly lit Melbourne street Bowl of rice, not my : not my cup of slwng I don't like it Brass razoo, he slanv got a : he's very poor Brekkie : breakfast Brick shit house, built like a : big strong bloke Brickie : bricklayer Brisvegas : Brisbane, state capital of Queensland Brizzie : Brisbane, state capital of Queensland Brown-eyed mullet : a turd in the sea where you're swimming!
Brumby : a wild horse Buck's night : stag party, male gathering the slang before the wedding Buckley's, Buckley's chance : no chance "New Zealand stands Buckley's of beating Australia at football" Budgie smugglers : men's bathing costume Bull bar : stout bar fixed to the front of a vehicle to protect it against hitting kangaroos also roo bar Bundy : short for Bundaberg, Queensland, and the brand of rum that's made there Bunyip : mythical outback creature Bush : the hinterland, the Outback, anywhere that isn't in town Bush bash : long competitive running or motorcar race through the bush Bush oyster : slang mucus Bush telly : campfire Bushie : someone who lives in the Bush Bushman's hanky : Emitting nasal mucus by placing one index finger on the outside of the nose thus blocking one nostril and blowing.
Bushranger : highwayman, outlaw Butcher : small glass of beer in South Australia - From the theory that a butcher could take a quick break from his job, have a drink and be back at work BYO : und restaurant where you have to Bring Your Own grog, also similar party or barbecue C Cab Sav : Cabernet Sauvignon a variety of wine grape Cactus : dead, not functioning "this bloody washing machine is cactus" Cane toad : a person from Queensland Captain Cook : look noun "let's have a Captain Cook" Cark it : to die, cease functioning Cat burying shit, as busy as a : busy Cat's piss, as mean as : mean, stingy, uncharitable Chewie : chewing gum.