Australian Slang You Should Know

Just like Americans funny sayings, Aussies have a world of their own. See the list below to learn all the fun, interesting, and most necessary Australian slang you should know before studying abroad or simply traveling to the area.

1. Barbie: Barbeque

roasting meat and sausages on barbecue grid
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2. Bottle-O: Liquor Shop

liquor bottle lot
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3. Chockers: Very full

hand holding a brown mug with foamy liquid
Photo by Los Muertos Crew on

4. Esky: Cooler

hands holding neon green cooler
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5. Mozzie: Mosquito

mosquito biting on skin
Photo by Jimmy Chan on

6. Ripper: Really great

left human hand
Photo by Oleg Magni on

7. Roo: Kangaroo

shallow focus photo of kangaroo
Photo by Ethan Brooke on

8. Servo: Gas station

gasoline station
Photo by Jonathan Petersson on

8. Slab: 24 pack of beer

group of friends clinking beer bottles
Photo by Kindel Media on

9. Stubbie Holder: Koozie

10. Ta: Thank you

thank you lettering on white surface
Photo by Vie Studio on

11. Togs: Swim suit

photo of woman in white bikini lying by poolside with her eyes closed
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on

12. Ute: Pickup Truck

photo of people riding on pickup truck
Photo by Spencer Davis on

13. Arvo: Afternoon

city buildings aerial photography
Photo by Belle Co on

14. Avo: Avocado

person holding sliced avocado
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on

15. Bathers: Swimsuit

a latin woman wearing a swim suit on a beach during sunset
Photo by Kevin Lerich on

16. Billy: Teapot

white ceramic teapot near flower arrangement on white surface
Photo by EVG Kowalievska on

17. Bludger: Someone Who Is Lazy

white and tan english bulldog lying on black rug
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18. Bloody: Very

red glittered wallpaper
Photo by NaMaKuKi on

19. Brolly: Umbrella

deckchairs and umbrellas on sandy beach
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on

20. Cactus: Dead, Broken

blue red and yellow chalk
Photo by Viktoria Goda on

21. Choc a Bloc: Full

bowl filled with raw almond nuts on white background
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on

22. Chook: Chicken

person feeding white chicken outdoor
Photo by Alexandr Podvalny on

23. Cobber: Very Good Friend

four person standing on cliff in front of sun
Photo by Helena Lopes on

24. Frothy: Beer

selective focus photography of people having a toast
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25. Dag: Nerd

boy in white t shirt sitting on chair in front of computer
Photo by cottonbro on

26. Daks: Trousers

two hanged blue stonewash and blue jeans
Photo by Mica Asato on

27. Dardy: Cool

focused ethnic female dj playing music at nightclub
Photo by Fardad Postwala on

28. Drongo: Fool

photo of clown holding tambourine
Photo by Nishant Aneja on

29. Deadset: True

close up of human hand
Photo by Pixabay on

30. Facey: Facebook

blue and white logo guessing game
Photo by Brett Jordan on

31. Lollies: Sweets

white yellow and red ceramic figurines
Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on

32. Fair Dinkum: Honestly

brown wooden gavel on brown wooden table

33. Legless: Someone Who Is Very Drunk

pink panther plush toy on brown bench miniature
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34. Maccas: McDonalds

mc donalds restaurant
Photo by Jill Evans on

35. Flat out: Really Busy

women busy at work
Photo by Kindel Media on

36. Furphy: Outrageous Rumors

hispanic girl whispering secret on ear of friend
Photo by Eren Li on

37. Goon: Cheap, boxed wine

38. Lappy: Laptop

person using laptop
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39. Rapt: Very Happy

woman surrounded by sunflowers
Photo by Andre Furtado on

40. Sheila: A Woman

woman lying on orange sofa
Photo by on

41. Snag: Sausage

cooked sausage
Photo by mali maeder on

42. Thongs: Flip Flops

colorful flip flops slipper in the beach san
Photo by RODNAE Productions on

43. Tucker: Food

person mixing cereal milk and strawberry jam on white ceramic bowl
Photo by Daria Shevtsova on

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