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Aussie Slang Dictionary

What does it all mean? If you're unsure of what that Aussie word means and how it should be used, look it up here. You can also contribute to the Aussie Dictionary, go on submit your favourite word or phrase!

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  1. Kanga

    Meaning

    Kangaroo

    Used in a sentence

    Check out that massive kanga!

    Submitted by travel bug
  2. Kangaroos in the top paddock

    Meaning

    What you have, if you are a bit dumb

    Used in a sentence

    Did you see that bloke doing a wheelie at that intersection? Must have kangaroos in the top paddock!

    Submitted by ILDI WETHERELL
  3. Keep on talking even if you've gotta make it up!

    Meaning

    Tell a good story, it's more important than the truth!

    Used in a sentence

    Someone is describing how BIG the fish they caught was and you don't believe them...You would say "Keep on talking even if you've gotta make it up!"

    Submitted by Belinda Walkom
  4. Keep Your Shirt On!

    Meaning

    hold your temper / this is not worth fighting about

    Used in a sentence

    Keep ya' shirt on, he's only kidding

    Submitted by George R. Smith
  5. kibosh

    Meaning

    restraint or preventing

    Used in a sentence

    to put the kibosh on an idea

    Submitted by Alex Byrne
  6. Killing It

    Meaning

    Doing really well; achieving to a high standard; making the best of your situation

    Used in a sentence

    Besides being a competent video gamer, James was constantly killing it at the gym as well.

    Submitted by Nick Hadland
  7. King oath

    Meaning

    Absolutely agree

    Used in a sentence

    King oath mate, exactly!

    Submitted by Ryan Sorensen
  8. Knackered

    Meaning

    Tired

    Used in a sentence

    I'd love to come over mate for the barbie, but I am absolutely knackered!

    Submitted by Jessica Nielsen
  9. Knock it off

    Meaning

    A phrase used to put an end to an argument

    Used in a sentence

    How about you blokes knock it off, shake hands and get on with it.

    Submitted by Evan Kwong
  10. Knock yourself out

    Meaning

    Go ahead and do what you want to

    Used in a sentence

    Can I have a muffin? Go ahead, knock yourself out.

    Submitted by Milli
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