back to top

21 New Words Every Aussie Needs To Learn

At last, a name for the margarine streaks in your Vegemite jar.

Posted on

1.

Maleika Halpin / Newzulu / AAP

2.

"Let's go to the mall! What's your Bestfield?""Northcote Plaza.""I said ~Bestfield~ not ~Worstfield~."
credit: Flickr: Simon Cumming / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: whorus3

"Let's go to the mall! What's your Bestfield?"

"Northcote Plaza."

"I said ~Bestfield~ not ~Worstfield~."

3.

Definition via harrison_.
Thinkstock

Definition via harrison_.

4.

Not to be confused with edgehog, the person who hogs on the aisle seat on the bus (via Mark Rhodes/Phin Tjhai).
Thinkstock

Not to be confused with edgehog, the person who hogs on the aisle seat on the bus (via Mark Rhodes/Phin Tjhai).

5.

Thinkstock

6.

Thinkstock

7.

"Nobody from Wagga High's Class of 1998 will ever forget the terrible goonami that struck just after the school formal."Via Macquarie u waterpolo.
Thinkstock

"Nobody from Wagga High's Class of 1998 will ever forget the terrible goonami that struck just after the school formal."

Via Macquarie u waterpolo.

8.

Julian Smith / AAP

9.

Anna Mendoza for BuzzFeed

10.

"Did you see Shane brought a $6 cleanskin from Dan Murphy's? That's just not fair drinkum."Via Australian National Dictionary Centre.
Thinkstock

"Did you see Shane brought a $6 cleanskin from Dan Murphy's? That's just not fair drinkum."

Via Australian National Dictionary Centre.

11.

"You're a sick cunt.""You what?!""Yeahnah I was paying you a cuntliment, mate."
Thinkstock

"You're a sick cunt."

"You what?!"

"Yeahnah I was paying you a cuntliment, mate."

12.

Thinkstock

13.

"It was 40 degrees last night, so I went down the IGA and had a multiple fridge doorgasm."Via chrisaronsten.
Thinkstock

"It was 40 degrees last night, so I went down the IGA and had a multiple fridge doorgasm."

Via chrisaronsten.

14.

"Last year at Splendour me mate had a dodgy pinger during the Presets and about 10 of us got chunderstruck. Gross."
Thinkstock

"Last year at Splendour me mate had a dodgy pinger during the Presets and about 10 of us got chunderstruck. Gross."

15.

"Bec and Lleyton, Lara, Kyle et al are not fauxgans. They are CUBs. Russell Crowe is the perfect example of a fauxgan."Via Clorox_Girl.
Gareth Copley / Getty Images

"Bec and Lleyton, Lara, Kyle et al are not fauxgans. They are CUBs. Russell Crowe is the perfect example of a fauxgan."

Via Clorox_Girl.

16.

Via Richard Glover.
Thinkstock

17.

"Let's go to Supré and buy problematic slogan tees!""I can't, Olivia, I'm still waiting for my Supréannuation."
eBay

"Let's go to Supré and buy problematic slogan tees!"

"I can't, Olivia, I'm still waiting for my Supréannuation."

18.

Justin Tallis / AFP Photo

19.

Via chrisaronsten.
Brian Cassey / AAP

20.

A combination of trams, culture, great coffee and crap weather.
Thinkstock

A combination of trams, culture, great coffee and crap weather.

21.

Via KDTB.
Liz_Smith91 / Via Instagram: @liz_smith91

Via KDTB.