Slang For Australian Man (10 Examples)

There are tons of slang terms for people of different nationalities. Some are even offensive, and we don’t like those. Since Australian slang is really unique, there are tons of slang terms that refer to Australian men. Let’s have a look at some of them!

Apple Islander

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This nickname is slang for Australians that live in Tasmania, due to the shape of the island.

Example:

  • Those apple islanders are really getting on my nerves.

Aussie

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This is a well-known slang term for all Australians. It is simply short for the word Australian.

Example:

  • You will meet my friend John later, he’s a real Aussie!

Bloke

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This is just a simple slang for an Australian man, used all over, also in Australia.

Example:

  • Hey, look at that bloke, he’s starring at us.

Cabbage Patchers

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This is a Nickname for Australians that live in Victoria. The reason for this is that Victoria is as small as a cabbage patch.

Example:

  • Time to go to Victoria and visit our cabbage patcher friends!

Cornstalk

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A nickname that was given to Australians by the British because they were so tall.

Example:

  • Look at that cornstalk, he’s huge!

Crow Eater

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This nickname is used for men that live in Southern Australia, because of the magpie pictured on their coat of arms.

Example:

  • I can’t stand those crow eaters from the south!

Gum Suckers

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This is another nickname for Australian men from Victoria. It originated because colonials used to suck gum from certain species of wattle. Nowadays it is used solely for Victorians, for reasons unknown.

Example:

  • No worries mate, we love you even though you’re a gum sucker!

Sandgropers

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A nickname for Western Australians.

Example:

  • My mate Benny is a sandgroper, but he’s alright, he fits right in with us. 

Taswegian

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This is a common nickname for men that live in Tasmania. It is a blend of Tasmanian and Glaswegian and was used for sailors in the past.

Example:

  • No worries, we love our Taswegians here!

Top Ender

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Top Enders are Australians that live in the northern parts of the country, self-explanatory, really.

Example:

  • Yup, I’m from Darwin, I’m a true top ender.

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