Aussie Slang - A
Aussie Slang - B
Aussie Slang - C
Aussie Slang - D
Aussie Slang - E
Aussie Slang - F
Aussie Slang - G
Aussie Slang - H
Aussie Slang - I
Aussie Slang - J
Aussie Slang - K
Aussie Slang - L
Aussie Slang - M
Aussie Slang - N
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Aussie Slang - P
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Slang - Rhyming
Our national penchant for rhyming slang is shared by London's Cockneys, and no doubt goes right back to our convict origins. We may have borrowed some commonly used expressions directly from our English forebearers, but many others, such as Dad 'n' Dave and Ned Kelly are true blue Aussie. Some of our most popular examples of rhyming slang are included here.

A
after dark (shark)
B
bag of fruit (suit)
Beecham's Pill (dill)
billies/billy lids (kids)
blood and blister (sister)
butcher's/butcher's hook (look)
C
Captain Cook (look)
cat's hiss (piss)
china/china plate (mate)
comic cuts (guts)
country cousin (dozen)
D
Dad 'n' Dave (shave)
dead horse (sauce)
dog 'n' bone (telephone)
dog's eye (meat pie)
ducks and drakes (shakes)
ducks and geese (police)
E
elephant's/elephant's trunk (drunk)
F
Farmer Giles (piles)
frog and toad (road)
G
Ginger Meggs (legs)
Gregory Peck (cheque)
grin and chronic (gin and tonic)
H
ham and eggs (legs)
Hawkesbury river (shiver)
hey diddle diddle (middle, piddle)
horse's hoof (poof, homosexual male)
I
irrit's (shit's)
J
Jimmies/Jimmy Brits (shits)
Jimmy Dancer (cancer)
Joe Blake (snake)
K
Khyber Pass (arse)
L
Lionel Rose (nose)
M
mallee root (prostitute)
Mark Foy (boy)
molly/molly the monk (drunk)
mystery bag (snag, sausage)
N
Ned Kelly (belly)
Noah's/Noah's Ark (shark)
O
on the Murray cod (on the nod)
on your Pat Malone (on your own)
onka/Onkaparinga (finger)
optic nerve (perve)
P
plates of meat (feet)
plum pud (good)
R
reg grundies (undies)
S
Sandy McNab (cab)
septic tank (Yank, American)
skin and blister (sister)
squatter's daughter (water)
Steak and Kidney (Sydney)
Sydney Harbour (barber)
T
total wreck (cheque)
trouble and strife (wife)
W
Wally Grout (shout)
Williamstown piers (ears)



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