Golden Words has compiled a list of Australian slang translations so that if you are ever fortunate enough to meet one, you will be able to hold a conversion and understand what they’re trying to tell you.
Servo= Service/Gas Station
Flanno= Flannelette shirt
Smoko= Cigarette break
Goon= Cheap boxed wine, $8-$12 for 4L
Stubby= Either working shorts or a bottled beer
Singlet= Tank top
Bogan= Cross between a redneck and hillbilly
Dero= Derelict. Can describe a person or a place
Chuck a U-ey= Perform a U-turn
Ranga= Red head
We can guarantee if you manage to string all these words into a few sentences, you’ll have the respect of every Australian.