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G'Day mate: hi! hello!
Gabba : Wooloongabba - Brisbane cricket ground
Galah : a fool, a loudmouthed idiot; someone easily duped stupid or silly person. Originally named after the bird of the same name because of its antics and the type of noise it makes.
Game as ned kelly : a fearless and daring type of person
Game as a pissant : bold, fearless, courageous. See also "pissant"
Garage : a gas or petrol station. Pronounced "Gar-rage"
Garbo, garbologist : municipal garbage collector
Gear : clothes. See also laughing gear
Get rooted! : a vulgar and distasteful term for "get lost"
Geebung : a native born Australian living in the remote outback
Geek : an expression. eg. "Hey, take a look at this..."
Give it a break! : discontinue, cease, quit. E.g. "ya' been talking for half an hour, give it a break will ya'"
Give it a burl : try it out, have a go
Gobful, give a : to abuse somebody, in most cases justifiably ("The neighbours were having a wild party so I went and gave em' a gobful")
Gobsmacked : absolutely surprised, really astounded
Googie : An egg
Going off : used of a night spot or party that is a lot of fun - "the party was really going off"
Good oil : really useful information, a great idea, the absolute truth
Good onya : good for you mate, well done mate
Goog, as full as a : really drunk. "Goog" is a another variation of the slangword "goggie" meaning a chickens egg.
Greenie : an environmentalist
Greengrocer : 1. a person who sells fruit and vegetables. 2. a variety of cicada. See also "Pisswacker"
Grinning like a shot fox : extremely happy, smugly satisfied
Grog : liquor, beer ("bring your own grog to the party, you bludger")
Groper : a person from Western Australia
Grouse (adj.) : really great, terrific, very good. See also "extra grouse"
Grundies : undies, underwear (from Reg Grundy, a television person)
Gumtree : a native tree of Australia See also "up a gumtree"
Gutful of piss : drunk, "he's got a gutful of piss"
Gutser : to fall apart, breakdown or give up. Pronounced "Gutza"
Gyno : gynecologist