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Showing 1 - 14 of 14 slang terms

Nah Yeh

Yes, simply, when you want to say yes, you say nah yeh.

Keen for another beer? Nah, yeh! Jane Citizen

Narky

Upset or moody

Don't get narky with me mate. Damien Bond

Nervous like a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs

Extremely anxious

You're like a cat in a room full of rocking chairs. james richards

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story

Lie if it sounds better

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story. Belinda Walkom

Never never

even further out than woop woop, a place where you dont want go, too far away from civilisation, cities.

Did you go to never never on your big tour? Harald Klette

Nicked

Stole, pinched, flogged

Struth someone "nicked" the eski out of the back of me ute! Stuart

Nitty-gritty

The fine print or details of something

Make sure you check the nitty-gritty. William Poche

Nitwit

Silly or foolish person

Geez, you’re a nitwit aren't ya!? Ryan Sorensen

no worries

It doesn't matter / It's ok / Sure you can

Hey mate, can I borrow your trailer next weekend? "No worries." Shellee

Noah

Shark

There are a lot of Noah's in the water in South Australia. Ryan Sorensen

Noose

Necktie

I gotta wear a noose in my new job. George R. Smith

Not happy, Jan!

Used when someone is unhappy with another person or thing.

y power bill has gone up for the fourth time this year — not happy, Jan! George R. Smith

Not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

Someone that’s not very bright, or is bit slow.

He will get it eventually, he's just not the sharpest knife in the drawer. joanne hodder

Nuke

Microwave or to microwave something.

Your dinner is cold, you’ll have to nuke it. Ryan Sorensen

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