Aussie Slang - T
Aussie Slang - T

Slang

Meaning

Tea

Dinner, supper (evening meal)

Tee-up

to set up (an appointment)

Thongs



cheap rubber backless sandals

Throw-down

small bottle of beer which you can throw down quickly

Tinny

can of beer

Tinny

small aluminium boat

Togs



swim suit

Top End

far north of Australia

Trackie daks/dacks

tracksuit pants

Truckie

truck driver

True blue

patriotic

Tucker

food

Turps

turpentine, alcoholic drink (he’s been on the turps all day - eg: spirits, Not turpentine)

Turps, hit the

go on a drinking binge

Two up



gambling game played by spinning two coins simultaneously