sausage sizzle

English Australia

Expression USED Very frequently BY most people

A community event where you can buy a grilled sausage served in a slice of white bread, with condiments and fried onions also available. The word sausage sizzle can also refer to the food item being sold. Sausage sizzles are most often associated with voting in Australian elections, where they are available at many polling places and referred to as "democracy sausages."

"Are you going to volunteer for the sausage sizzle next Saturday? Most people prefer tomato sauce on their sausage sizzle, but some have barbecue source or mustard instead."