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Can You Guess What These Funny Australian Slang Phrases Mean?

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by Morgane Croissant Sep 23, 2022

If “G’day, mate” and “Slip some shrimp on the barbie” are the only two Australian slang phrases you know, you’d better study before you make your way to Oz. Australians love their abbreviations more than most (“barbie” for barbecue, “garbo” for garbageman, etc.) and are not afraid of putting a little fun in everyday conversations — Australian slang is plentiful and hilarious, but not always easy to understand for outsiders.

Take the quiz below to test your knowledge of Australian sayings. If you want to study before you take this quiz, check out this guide to Australian slang.

Question 1 of 10

In Australian slang, "no wukkas" means:

No thanks
No worries
No way
Too bad
Question 2 of 10

In australian slang, "misso" means:

Missed out
Look out
Question 3 of 10

In Australian slang, "durries" mean:

Condoms (short for Durex)
Bottles of beer
Question 4 of 10

In Australian slang, a "budgie smuggler" is a:

A fanny pack
A tiny bra
Skimpy male beachwear
A mosquito net
Question 5 of 10

In Australian slang, a "thunderbox" is:

A toilet
A terrible car
A loud kookaburra
A bed
Question 6 of 10

Which of the following Australian expressions DOES NOT mean "getting drunk"?

Getting maggoted
Getting paro
Getting mounted
Getting bogan
Question 7 of 10

In Australian slang, "being flat chat" means:

Being exhausted
Being depressed
Being busy
Being single
Question 8 of 10

In Australian slang, "he could put a horn on a jellyfish" means:

He's very hot
He's a dreamer
He's a liar
He's very successful
Question 9 of 10

The Australian expression "whim wham for a goose’s bridle!" means:

You're full of shit
You're a loser
It's none of your business
What you're doing is impressive
Question 10 of 10

In Australian slang, "pashing" means:

Being lazy
Kissing someone passionately
Having sex
Submit for your score

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