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Hairy eyeball : to examine someone or something closely
Handle : glass beer mug with a handle
Hard yakker : extremely hard work. Pronounced "Yakka"
Have a slash : to urinate (normally referred to the male gender)
Have a snort : to have a drink (alcoholic)
Have a sticky / sticky beak : to pry into others affairs
Haven't got two bob to rub together : absolutely broke; without money; penniless
Heaps : a lot, e.g. "thanks heaps", "(s)he made heaps of cash"
Holy dooley! : an exclamation of sudden surprise, good heavens, my goodness or similar
Hoon : a real hooligan of a person
Hooroo : farewell, goodbye
Hostie : an airline hostess or stewardess
Hotel : often just a pub
Hottie : hot water bottle
Hottie : a hotted-up car
Hottie : an exaggerated tale or story
Hoyts : name of a popular theatre complex and chain
Humpy : a small shack, usually in poor condition
Hundreds and thousands : sprinkles (used on cakes and desserts)