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Australian shortened words

Words shortened with an 'y','ie','ies' ending


Aussie = Australian
barbie = barbecue
bevvie = beverages / bevans / bogans
bickie = biscuit
bikie = motorbike rider / cyclist
brekkie = breakfast
budgie smugglers = dick togs / speedos
bundy rum = Bundaberg Rum
ciggie = cigarette
cossie = swimming costume
ekka = exhibition
eskie = ice box
goodies = good things / sweets / chocolates
hubby = husband
lippy = lipstick
mozzie = mosquito
possie = position
pressies = presents
preggie = pregnant
rellie = relative
sickie = take a sick day / sick leave
stubby = a small bottle of beer
sunnies = sunglasses
surfie = surfer
tinny = a tin can of beer
trannie = a transsexual
undies = underpants / underwear
veggies = vegetables
wettie = a wetsuit
Words shortened with an 'o' ending
alco = alcoholic
ambo = ambulance
ammo = ammunition
arvo = afternoon
blotto = very drunk
chemo = chemotherapy
compo = compensation
corro = corronation
demo = demonstration
doco = documentary
journo = journalist
lezzo = lesbian, a gay woman
lingo = language
metho = methylated spirits
muso = musician
promo = promotion
smoko = a smoke break / morning tea
typo = typographical error
weirdo = weird person
whacko = whacky person
wino = someone who drinks too much wine