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Cab Sav : Cabernet Sauvignon (a variety of wine grape)
Cactus : dead, out of order, not functioning ("this bloody washing machine is cactus")
Cane toad : a person from Queensland
Captain Cook : look (noun) ("let's have a Captain Cook")
Cark it : to die, non existent, cease functioning
Cat burying shit, as busy as a : busy
cheap drunk : a person who gets drunk very quickly
Cat's piss, as mean as : mean, stingy, uncharitable
Cheque : Check - as writing a personal check
Chemist : A pharmacy or drug store
Chewie : chewing gum
chinwag : a chat or gossip
Chock a block : Completely full to the brim; stuffed; squeezed together
Chokkie : bar of chocolate
Chook : a chicken, rooster, hen
Chrissie : Christmas time
Christmas : see Bourke Street
Chronic : Means something that goes on for a long time, ie, "she whinges something chronic" That guy is a pain in the arse, he's friggin chronic, as in he is always a friggin pain in the backside
Chuck, to : To throw-up, vomit or regurgitate
Chuck a sickie : to take the day off sick from one's employment when you're healthy
Chunder : throw up, vomit
Chunder : Heavy, agitated ocean surf (waves)
Clapped out : Worn out, of no further use. eg. my car is "clapped out"
Clayton's : a fake or obvious substitute
Cleanskin : Bottle of wine without a private label. Usually purchased in bulk by companies who then add a plain looking label and sell it for less than a private label wine
Cleanskin : cattle that have not been branded, earmarked or castrated.
Click : distance, kilometre - "it's about 25 clicks from here!"
Clout : Intelligence. E.g. "He hasn't got much clout"
Clucky : feeling somewhat broody or maternal
Cluey : Perceptive, astute, knowledgeable
Coathanger : The Sydney Harbour bridge
Cobber : a close friend
Cockatoo : A big, white coloured, noisy native bird of Australia
Cockie : outback farmer
Cockie : cockatoo
Cockie : cockroach
Cocky : Smart, shrewd, a show off. E.g. "Ya think ya real cocky don'tya mate!"
Cocky : An outback farmer
Cockroach : a person from New South Wales
Coldie : a cold beer
Come a gutser : make a bad mistake, have an accident
Come off the grass : Tell me the truth, give it to me straight
Come the raw prawn : a lack of understanding. Pretend, imagine or invent a act
Commy : a communistic person
Compo : Workers' Compensation pay
Conch (adj. conchy) : a conscientious person. Somebody who would rather work or study than go out and enjoy him/herself
Cooee :It means a long way off, as the "Cooee" is the traditional Australian bush call, something out of hearing range, and a long way off
Cooee, not within : figuratively a long way away, far off - India weren't within cooee of beating Australia at cricket
Cooee, within : nearby - I was within cooee of landing a big fish when my line broke. He lives within cooee of Melboune
Cook (noun) : One's wife
Cotton wool bud : A Q-tip
Corker : something great, fantastic, excellent. A good stroke in golf might be described as a 'corker of a shot'
Corroboree : an aboriginal dance festival
Counter lunch : A reasonably priced luch purchased at a local pub or hotel
Cozzie : swimming costume
Crack a fat : a male erection
Crack onto (someone) : to hit on someone, pursue someone romantically
Cranky : in a bloody bad mood, very angry
Crash hot! : Terrific, marvelous, sensational
Cricketer : A person who plays the game of cricket
Cripes1 : An outcry of mild shock, amazement or disbelief
Crook : sick, unwell, or badly made
Crow eater : a person from South Australia
Cubby house : Small, usually timber, house in the garden used as a children's plaything.
Cuppa : A hot drink or beverage
Curry, to give one : To give a person a piece of your mind; to insult, abuse or harass another person
Cut lunch : individually wrapped sandwiches
Cut lunch commando : army reservist
Cut snake, mad as a : very angry; boiling over with anger