Dad and dave : Fictitious, outback characters. Once very popular on early Australian radio
Dead : The word "dead" has many variations and terms: "Deadbeat" - exceptionally tired. "Deadbeat" A down and out person. "Deadhand" A professional. "Deadhead" A useless person. "Deadheart" Center of Australia. "Dead as a doornail" Unquestionably dead. "Dead as Julius Ceasar" Absoultely no hope. "Dead set" Truly, for certain. "Dead spitting image" An indentical duplicate
Death adder in your pocket : Mean, very tight with one's money; stingy
Dag : Ill-bred, unrefined; a person with no sense of dress personal presentation or manners
Daks : mens trousers or pants. See also "Strides"
Damper : traditional Australian bread made from flour and water
Date : arse ("get off your fat date")
Dead dingo's donger, as dry as a : dry
Dead horse : Tomato sauce
Deadset : absolutely true, the truth
Dero : a tramp, a hobo, a homeless person
Dickhead : see "whacker"
Didjeridoo : A musical instrument indigenous to the Australian Aborigine
Digger : a soldier
Dill : a bloody idiot
Dilly bag : A small or medium size leather carrying case
Dingo's breakfast : a yawn, a leak and a good look round (i.e. no breakfast at all!)
Dinkum oil : True and reliable
Dinkum, fair dinkum : true, real, genuine ("I'm a dinkum Aussie"; "is he fair dinkum?")
Dinky-di : the real thing, absolutely 100% genuine
Dipstick : a real loser, a bloody idiot
Dirty big : Enormous, huge, extremely large. E.g. "That's a dirty big machine ya' bought mate!"
Divvy up : Divide or share between others
Divvy van : Police vehicle used for transporting criminals. Named after the protective 'division' between the driver and the villains.
Do one's block : To become enraged or furious with someone
Do one's dash : to throw a tantrum
Do one's lolly : A violent outburst of temper. An intensified "Do one's block"
Dob (somebody) in : tell on someone, inform on somebody. Hence dobber, a tell-tale
Dodgy : Suspect, odd, suspicious. E.g. "I wouldn't use that old ladder mate, it looks a bit dodgy"
Dobber : A person who betrays someone even among friends
Docket : a bill, account receipt
Doco : a TV documentary
Doer : a busy person, someone who is always active
Dog : very unattractive female
Dog's balls, stands out like : obvious
Dog's eye : meat pie
Dole : Government provided unemployment benefit
Dole bludger : someone on government assistance when not really justified
Dong : Hit or strike. E.g. "If he doesn't shut-up I'm gonna dong him"
Donger : male penis
Doodle : male penis
Double adapter : An electrical jack or connector
Doovealacky : Thing, gadget, gizmo or thingamajig
Dream time : The beginning of the world as believed and told by the Aborigines
Down Under : Australia and/or New Zealand
Drink with the flies : to consume alcohol alone
Drongo : a dopey person, stupid person
Dropkick : see 'dipstick'
Drum : information, inform, facts and details, reveal to, tip-off ("I'll give you the drum")
Duds : Mens trousers or pants. See also "Daks"
Ducco : A motor vehicles exterior paintwork
Duchess : sideboard
Duffer : Silly Duffer (or Duffa!!) a friendly insult
Duffer, cattle : rustler
Dummy, spit the : get very upset at someone or something
Dumper : A large ocean wave that hits a swimmer without notice then collapses with such force that it sends him or her to the very bottom
Dunny : outside lavatory
Dunny budgie : large blowfly
Dunny rat, cunning as a : extremely cunning individual
Durry : tobacco, cigarette
Dux : to be top of the class (n.); to be top of one's class (v.) "He duxed six of his class mates"
Dyke : lesbian, water closet, toilet

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