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25 Aussie Slang Words to Know Before Coming to Perth!

G’day mate!

Thinking of coming to join us in Australia?  Here are 25 helpful Aussie slang words for you to know!

 

  1. Arvo = afternoon

  2. G’day = hello
  3. Heaps = a lot
  4. Straya = Australia 
  5. Keen = really excited 
  6. Thongs = flip flops
  7. Barbie = barbecue

  8. Swimmers = bathers/ swimsuit
  9. You beauty = that’s really great
  10. Brekkie = breakfast 
  11. Bikkie = biscuit/ cookie
  12. Choccie = chocolate

  13. Choccie bikkie = chocolate biscuit
  14. Devo = devastated 
  15. Maccas = McDonald’s
  16. No worries = it’s okay
  17. Runners = trainers/ sneakers
  18. Jumper = hoodie/ pullover 
  19. Stuffed = very tired
  20. Morning tea = a morning tradition consisting of a snack, usually cake, cookies or pastry and a cup of tea

  21. Cuppa = cup of _______ usually tea or coffee
  22. Tea = dinner 
  23. Fair dinkum = something true and good
  24. Boardies = board shorts or swim trunks 

  25. Mozzies = mosquito 

 

Now you’re prepared to come to Australia and put your Aussie slang into practice. Hope to see you soon!