#AUSSlang: Australian slang related to time

  1. Arvo. Meaning: afternoon.
    • Example:
      • Let’s have a meeting in this arvo.
  2. Evo. Meaning: evening.
    • Example:
      • Naomi just got the news on her parents’ accident in this evo
  3. Satdee. Meaning: Saturday.
    • Example:
      • Erin and Navid will have a lunch on Satdee.
  4. Sundee. Meaning: Sunday.
    • Example:
      • On this Sundee, Adrianna will come as a guest in Elen DeGeneres Show. 
  5. Yonks. Meaning: a long period of time.
    • Example:
      • Annie and Dixon haven’t seen their parents in yonks. 
  6. Ron. Meaning: later on.
    • Example:
      • Silver will turn off the phone and light the fireplace ron. 
  7. Smoko. Meaning: a break which include having something to eat and drink, and a cigarette if you are allowed to.
    • Example:
      • In this meeting, smoko will be at 4 PM.
  8. Sickie. Meaning: a day off work by calling in sick when you don’t feel like working and want to do other things.
    • Example:
      • Ivy promises to her boss that she’ll never take another sickie from work.

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, February 03, 2013

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