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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