If your planning on visiting or working in Australia, there are some slang words which you will need to understand, to be able to communitcate with Australians. In this video lesson, we will go through the most common Australian slang words you need to know to better understand and communicate with Australians.
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List of Australian Slang Words You need to know
G’day = good day/ hello
No worries mate, she’ll be right = there’s no point in worrying, that everything (she) will be good
Dog’s breakfast = used to describe something chaotic.
Put a sock in it = shut up
On ya bike = tell someone this when you don’t want to have anything to do with someone.
Piss off = get lost
Throw a shrimp on the barbie = a way to invite someone to come over to your house for lunch, where you throw a shrimp (a yabby) (or a “snag”,
Crikey, blimey = euphemisms used to express amazement or surprise.
Beauty! = another word for “great”, you can also say “You Beauty!”
Stoked = Awesome, something amazing
Bloody = very.
Bloody oath = true or yes.
A cold one = beer
Slab: 24-pack of beer”
Maccas = McDonald’s
Arvo = afternoon
Avo = avocado
Bottle-O = bottle shop, a place to buy alcohol.
Servo: service station
Chockers: very full
Fair Dinkum: true, real, genuine
Pash: a long passionate kiss.
Bathers = swimsuit eg. “These bathers are so uncomfortable!”
Bogan = an unsophisticated individual from a low socio status.
bludger = someone who is lazy.
Sickie = a sick day off work.
Ta: thank you
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