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Slang

dunny

This page is about the slang term 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 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

a. a toilet

b. a small kangaroo

c. a desert flower

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Contributor: Matt Errey