#AUSSlang: Australian slang (2)

Are you planning to go to Australia for Christmas or New Year holiday? Let’s learn some of the most common every day slang words you’ll hear from Aussies!

  1. G’day. Meaning: hi, hello.
    • Example:
      • G’day (pronounced ‘gid’day’) everyone!”
  2. Barbie. Meaning:  barbecue.
    • Example:
      • “Throw a steak on the barbie!”
  3. Mate. Meaning:  kawan/pengganti nama teman kamu.
    • Example:
      • “Come with me, mate.”
  4. Ripper. Meaning:  luar biasa, sensational.
    • Example:
      • “It was a ripper game!”
  5. Snag. Meaning:  sosis.
    • Example:
      • “Are you cooking snags on the barbie?”
  6. Abso bloody lutely. Meaning:  absolutely.
    • Example:
      • “We are abso bloody lutely sick to death of your attitude.”
  7. Agro. Meaning:  marah/angry.
    • Example:
      • “He’s bloody agro about the game.”
  8. Peckish. Meaning:  lapar.
    • Example:
      • “Have you been peckish during the night?”
  9. Cheesed off. Meaning:  kesal.
    • Example:
      • “She was really cheesed off at the waiter.”
  10. Choof off. Meaning:  pergi.
    • Example:
      • “If my presence is going to cause trouble, I’d rather not be here. I think I’ll choof off.
  11. Veg out. Meaning:  bersantai.
    • Example:
      • “After an exhausting week at work, I just want to spend the weekend vegging out.”

Compiled by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, December 17, 2011


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