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dunny Australian English Offensive

Meaning: toilet

For example:

  • Hey mate! Where's the dunny in this joint?

  • When I was a kid the dunny was out in the back yard, and we had to use old newspapers for dunny paper.

Variety: This slang is typically used in Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

When I was in Australia I learned that a dunny was
  1. a toilet
  2. a small kangaroo
  3. a desert flower

Discuss: dunny

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