Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Bondi n.

[Bondi, a famous beach in Sydney]

Proper name in slang uses

In compounds

Bondi cigar (n.)

[1990s+] (Aus.) a piece of human excrement floating in the water.

In phrases

give bondi (v.) [the obvious link is to SE bondi, a heavy Aboriginal club, but AND suggests the place name remains the more likely origin]

[late 19C–1950s] (Aus.) to attack savagely.

shoot through like a Bondi tram (v.) (also Bondi, go Bondi) [SE shoot through + Bondi tram, a tram running through a suburb in Sydney]

[1940s+] (Aus.) to leave very quickly, to run off.