Mar 062020

We Aussies have a unique way of communicating and we use words like ‘ta’ very causally. Yes, we tell thank you that way. We use ‘wog’ to call friends. It is in a funny way please don’t think otherwise. We have listed such words for your reference with meaning in the below section to honour our Australian day celebrated on 26th Jan every year.

Greetings – Australian Slang

Howdy – Hello, a warm greeting to welcome a person

Cheers – thanks, a magic word to express gratitude

Cuppa – cup of tea

G day – Hello or good morning, warm greetings

Ta – thank you, deep expression of gratefulness

Pop around  – come over, calling someone to go around or move to a place

See ya in arvo – see you in the afternoon

Cheerio, Toodle-oo, Hooroo or ooroo – good bye, bidding farewell when a person moves out physically

You right – any help required? Asking for support and help to be rendered for those who are in deed

Tingle – I will call you (make a phone call), giving a ring on the phone is called tingle. Will tingle you this noon.

Ow ya goin – how is it going, asking about the status or the development

Devo– being upset with something, mmod off when something happens negative or against ones wish  

How’s it hangin – how do you feel?, enquring about the well being

No wuckers – no problem, not minding something and saying its okay

Oi! – calling someone in a rude way, expressing anger while calling someone to show your feelings or calling in an authoritative tone

Yep – Yes

Sweet – Great

No worries – Your welcome, accepting the thanks or sorry from someone and telling you welcome their feeling of gratefulness or apology

Not bad mate – Fine, thank you

Good on ya – Well done, appreciating for a great job done  

Have a good one – have a great day, greeting for a warm day

Spiffy, Ace – Very good, excellent, appreciating for a great work done  

Corker / Bottler – something excellent

Fair suck of the say – awe, expressing respect with a combination of wonder and fear  

Good on ya – well done, great job well exceuted  

Grouse – very good

Holy dooley – exclaiming with surprise, feeling astonished on witnessing or hearing an act

Mickey mouse – excellent very good

Rip snorter – fantastic, extraordinarily a great work done

Ripper, you little! – response to a good news, reacting to a happy information obtained

Stuffed, I’ll be – expressing surprise

Too right! – definitely, confirming that it is certainly right

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