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An alphabet of Australian slang

An alphabet of Australian slang

G’day mate. If you’re heading down under to learn English in Australia, these popular Australian English slang words will help you to understand the natives – and sound more like one too! Get ready to yabber…

Arvo: Afternoon

Bonza: Excellent

Choccy biccy: Chocolate biscuit

Drongo: Fool, silly person

Esky: Cool-box

Fair dinkum?!: Honestly?!

G’day: Hello

Heaps: Lots

Icy pole: Ice lolly

Jug: Electric kettle

Knocker: Someone who criticises

Lollies: Sweets

Mate: Friend

(In the) Nuddy: Naked

Oz: Australia

Pommie: Englishman

(Not the full) Quid: Not very clever

Rapt: Pleased, delighted

Stubby: Small bottle of beer

Thongs: Flip-flops

Ute: Pick-up truck

Veggies: Vegetables

Wuss: Coward

XXXX: Brand of Australian beer, pronounced ‘four-X’

Yabber: Talk a lot

Zack: small amount of money: “it isn’t worth a zack”

If you’d be rapt to learn English in Oz, check out OHC, with a bonza choice of schools in MelbourneSydneyBrisbaneCairns and the Gold Coast.

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