Definition of Australian rhyming slang

1. Noun. The set of slang expressions used by Australians in which a word or phrase is replaced by a rhyme rhyming word or phrase, this word or phrase then often being abbreviated to its first syllable or syllables, or its first word. Examples include ''bag of fruit'', ''joe blake''(,) and ''Noah's ark''. Much Australian rhyming slang overlaps with the rhyming slang of the UK, the US and NZ. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Australian Rhyming Slang

Australian crawl
Australian dollar
Australian hare's foot
Australian heath
Australian honeysuckle
Australian magpie
Australian nettle
Australian nettle tree
Australian pea
Australian pelican
Australian pelicans
Australian pine
Australian pitcher plant
Australian rhyming slang
Australian rules
Australian rules football
Australian sea lion
Australian state
Australian stilt
Australian sumac
Australian sword lily
Australian terrier
Australian turtledove

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