2 definitions by zezebelle

Top Definition
Australian slang term for being extremely busy.

Derives from the phrase 'flat out, like a lizard drinking'.
I'm buggered, mate; I've been flat out from dawn til dusk.

I can't take on another project, I'm flat out.

by zezebelle April 05, 2009
An impersonal government bureaucracy which is designed to punish and humiliate the unemployed, disabled, single parents and students in exchange for a few paltry dollars assistance that is barely enough to keep them in food and shelter.
Mary's house burnt down in the recent Victorian bushfires and she had nothing except the purple bikini she was wearing, but Centrelink insisted she must supply 100 points of ID before she could get emergency assistance.
by zezebelle February 11, 2009
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