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Look up Aussie slang phrases and words you'll only hear in Australia.

10 slang results starting with the letter 'k'

Kanga

Meaning

Kangaroo

Used in a sentence

Check out that massive kanga!

travel bug

Kangaroos in the top paddock

Meaning

To act, think, or behave in an eccentric, foolish, or nonsensical manner

Used in a sentence

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

ILDI WETHERELL

Keep your shirt on!

Meaning

Hold your temper, stay calm

Used in a sentence

Keep ya' shirt on, he's only kidding.

George R. Smith

kibosh

Meaning

restraint or preventing

Used in a sentence

to put the kibosh on an idea

Alex Byrne

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.

Nick Hadland

King oath

Meaning

Absolutely agree

Used in a sentence

King oath mate, exactly!

Ryan Sorensen

Knackered

Meaning

Tired

Used in a sentence

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

Jessica Nielsen

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.

Evan Kwong

Knock off

Meaning

To finish work for the day (also a copy of an object that sells for less than the original)

Used in a sentence

Let's knock off and hit the pub!

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.

Milli