Every country and every area in that country has their own slang and Sydney is no exception. After being here for four month now I think I’ve started to get some of the slang.
Wog – A person of Mediterranean origin (blatte in Swedish), kind of an insult.
Maccas – Mcdonald’s
Mate – Friend
Going off – used when for example a party is a lot of fun “the place was really going off” or “look at him going off to the music”
Bloke – Man, guy
Bored shitless – Very bored
G’day – Hello
Gronk – Usually a total moron/idiot
Heaps – a lot, “thanks heaps”
Lollies – candy, sweets
Copper – The police
No worries – No problem, forget about it, I can do it, Yes I’ll do it
Overseas – Other countries outside Australia “He/she is overseas”
Bludger – A lazy person
Rock up – To turn up, to arrive “she rocked up at the house around 6pm”
Sickie – Day off sick from work/school.
Chuck a sickie – Take the day off sock from work when you’re perfectly healthy.
Thongs – rubber backless sandals (flip-flops in Swedish)
Ute – A pickup truck
Dickhead/Whacker – Idiot, somebody with whom you have little patience