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17 Aussie Slang Terms That Americans Should Start Using

Have a crack at some tops Aussie phrases.

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What it means: Unpredictable, unruly, or uncouth. Usage: "Listen, I know you're going out with Amy tonight and I just want you to behave. I know what a loose unit she can be.""Mum, she only pissed on that electric fence to see what would happen; it wasn't her fault she killed all those sheep."
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What it means: Unpredictable, unruly, or uncouth.

Usage: "Listen, I know you're going out with Amy tonight and I just want you to behave. I know what a loose unit she can be."

"Mum, she only pissed on that electric fence to see what would happen; it wasn't her fault she killed all those sheep."

2.

What it means: Everything will be fine.Usage: "The car's making a really weird noise – should we check it out?""Nah, she'll be right.""OK but there's smoke coming out of the fr–""I SAID SHE'LL BE RIGHT, HELEN."
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What it means: Everything will be fine.

Usage: "The car's making a really weird noise – should we check it out?"

"Nah, she'll be right."

"OK but there's smoke coming out of the fr–"

"I SAID SHE'LL BE RIGHT, HELEN."

3.

What it means: To throw a tantrum.Usage: "No, Daniel, we're not getting drive-through Macca's. Last time we did you spit the dummy and embarrassed us both.""MUM, PLEASE.""You're 26, Daniel. Drive yourself."
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What it means: To throw a tantrum.

Usage: "No, Daniel, we're not getting drive-through Macca's. Last time we did you spit the dummy and embarrassed us both."

"MUM, PLEASE."

"You're 26, Daniel. Drive yourself."

4.

What it means: The really satisfying dump you do after a big, boozy night out.Usage: "I'm telling you now, don't go in the downstairs loo for at least an hour. I just did the biggest grog bog and honestly the wallpaper peeled a little."
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What it means: The really satisfying dump you do after a big, boozy night out.

Usage: "I'm telling you now, don't go in the downstairs loo for at least an hour. I just did the biggest grog bog and honestly the wallpaper peeled a little."

5.

What it means: To slack off during school or work.Usage: "Fuck this, I'm not working with a hangover. I'm just gonna bludge until lunch, then come back and complain about everyone else bludging until 5pm."
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What it means: To slack off during school or work.

Usage: "Fuck this, I'm not working with a hangover. I'm just gonna bludge until lunch, then come back and complain about everyone else bludging until 5pm."

6.

What it means: To go on a drinking spree.Usage: "I feel like a dehydrated rat's arse today.""I thought you looked like you hit the turps a bit hard last night."
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What it means: To go on a drinking spree.

Usage: "I feel like a dehydrated rat's arse today."

"I thought you looked like you hit the turps a bit hard last night."

7.

What it means: To give something a try.Usage: "No worries, I'll have a crack and let you know how I go."
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What it means: To give something a try.

Usage: "No worries, I'll have a crack and let you know how I go."

8.

What it means: To get an erection.Usage: "Have you ever been scrolling through people's photos of lunch on Instagram and cracked a fat?""No?""Ha yeah, neither..."
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What it means: To get an erection.

Usage: "Have you ever been scrolling through people's photos of lunch on Instagram and cracked a fat?"

"No?"

"Ha yeah, neither..."

9.

What it means: Severe and sudden diarrhoea.Usage: "There I was at the pub, digging into a steak and chips, when I got an attack of the flying axe handles. Almost filled my own bloody shoe."
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What it means: Severe and sudden diarrhoea.

Usage: "There I was at the pub, digging into a steak and chips, when I got an attack of the flying axe handles. Almost filled my own bloody shoe."

10.

What it means: A red irritation of the skin usually caused by making out with someone with a beard or stubble.Usage: "For fuck's sake, Sonia, we're about to go to church – could you at least cover up your bloody pash rash, for Christ?"
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What it means: A red irritation of the skin usually caused by making out with someone with a beard or stubble.

Usage: "For fuck's sake, Sonia, we're about to go to church – could you at least cover up your bloody pash rash, for Christ?"

11.

What it means: Very easy.Usage: "They said I couldn't eat five servo pies in one sitting. I'm telling you now, it was a piece of piss."
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What it means: Very easy.

Usage: "They said I couldn't eat five servo pies in one sitting. I'm telling you now, it was a piece of piss."

12.

What it means: Faking illness to take a day off school or work.Usage: "Fuck this, I'm chucking a sickie on Friday. Gonna give myself a long weekend."
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What it means: Faking illness to take a day off school or work.

Usage: "Fuck this, I'm chucking a sickie on Friday. Gonna give myself a long weekend."

13.

What it means: Can't be bothered.Usage: "Honestly this article gave me the shits but I can't be arsed to comment."
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What it means: Can't be bothered.

Usage: "Honestly this article gave me the shits but I can't be arsed to comment."

14.

What it means: Alone, solitary.Usage: "You dickheads told me 2pm, not 3pm. I've been sitting at the pub like a fucking shag on a rock."
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What it means: Alone, solitary.

Usage: "You dickheads told me 2pm, not 3pm. I've been sitting at the pub like a fucking shag on a rock."

15.

What it means: Just...nah.Usage: "What do you think about doing sober June with me?""For like a charity?""Just for fun!""Yeah, nah."
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What it means: Just...nah.

Usage: "What do you think about doing sober June with me?"

"For like a charity?"

"Just for fun!"

"Yeah, nah."

16.

What it means: You're hilarious / you're drunk / you're a moron / you're a legend / you're in trouble / you're twisted / you're brilliant.Usage: "You're fucked, mate. You are truly fucked."
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What it means: You're hilarious / you're drunk / you're a moron / you're a legend / you're in trouble / you're twisted / you're brilliant.

Usage: "You're fucked, mate. You are truly fucked."

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What it means: Men's swimwear in a brief cut.

Usage: "Dylan shouldn't be wearing those budgie smugglers – looks like someone shoved a dead possum down there."