Australian Slang

Outback Hunters, Mick Burbidge

G’day mate! Australian slang, or “Strine,” is full of unique and memorable phrases. Here’s a little Aussie lingo so you can chat with the Outback Hunters on your next trip Down Under.

G’day: Hello

Mate: Friend

Barbie: Barbecue

Ace: Excellent

Bloody oath: Certainly true

Crook: Sick

Schmick: Stylish, excellent

Ripper: Fantastic

Barney: Argument

Crikey: Used to express surprise

Squiz: Look or peek

Sunnies: Sunglasses

Stuffed: Tired

Yakka: Work

Dog and bone: Telephone