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Abo Australian English Taboo

an Australian Aborigine, Aboriginal, koori

ankle-biter American and Australian English

a child

antsy American and Australian English

restless, impatient, unsettled

arse-licking British and Australian English Taboo

saying nice things to someone in order to get something from them

Aussie Australian English

Australian, Australia

bloody British and Australian English Offensive

an intensifying expletive used before an adjective, adverb or noun; very, really; total, complete

bugger (1) British and Australian English Vulgar

a disliked or pitiful person, usually a man

bull dyke American and Australian English Offensive

a lesbian (see note below) who is very manly in appearance and behaviour

can (1) American and Australian English

to reject or criticize something or someone

cuppa British and Australian English

a hot drink, cup of tea, cup of coffee

dag Australian English Offensive

an unfashionable or socially awkward person

donkey American and Australian English

a stupid or silly person

dunny Australian English Offensive

toilet

empty-nester American and Australian English

a parent whose children have grown up and left home

fanny (2) British and Australian English Vulgar

a woman's vagina

flick British and Australian English

a movie

footy Australian English

Australian Rules Football, Aussie Rules Football

gob (1) British and Australian English

mouth

gob (2) British and Australian English

to spit

hustler (1) American and Australian English

a person, usually male, who has sex for money

hustler (2) American and Australian English

a skilled player, esp. at pool or billiards, who cheats other players by pretending to be an average player and then challenging them to play for money

ice (3) American and Australian English

an illegal drug; crystalline methamphetamine, speed

idiot-box American and Australian English

television, TV

jailbait American and Australian English

someone below the legal age of consent

klutz American and Australian English Offensive

a clumsy or foolish person

knackered (1) British and Australian English

very tired, exhausted

knackered (2) British and Australian English

severely damaged

knock off (3) British and Australian English

to steal something

nod out American and Australian English

to go unconscious after taking a narcotic drug like heroin

noggin American and Australian English

a person's head

ocker Australian English

a crude and obnoxious Australian

pain | pain in the arse | pain in the backside British and Australian English

someone or something that's annoying or troublesome

pissed off British and Australian English Offensive

angry, annoyed

pooped American and Australian English

very tired, exhausted

quid British and Australian English

one pound sterling

rap (1) American and Australian English

to talk together in a relaxed way (v.) | a relaxed talk (n.)

ripped (2) American and Australian English

intoxicated, drunk, drugged

sickie British and Australian English

a day taken off work after calling in sick when one is actually well

tight-arse Australian English Offensive

a person who doesn't like spending money, especially on other people

total American and Australian English

to completely destroy, to wreck

turps Australian English

alcohol, alcoholic drinks

ugg boots | ugh boots American and Australian English

soft sheepskin boots that originated in Australia

up the duff British and Australian English

pregnant

ute Australian English

a pickup truck

wedgie | wedgy American and Australian English

The pulling of someone's pants up sharply from behind to wedge them in the crack of the buttocks.

yakka Australian English

work, physical labour

zip (2) American and Australian English

nothing, zero

zonked | zonked out (1) American and Australian English

under the influence of drugs or alcohol

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