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

13 slang results starting with the letter 'n'

Narky

Meaning

Upset or moody

Used in a sentence

Don't get narky with me mate.

Damien Bond

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

Meaning

Extremely anxious

Used in a sentence

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

Meaning

Lie if it sounds better

Used in a sentence

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

Belinda Walkom

Never never

Meaning

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

Used in a sentence

Did you go to never never on your big tour?

Harald Klette

Nicked

Meaning

Stole, pinched, flogged

Used in a sentence

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

Stuart

Nitty-gritty

Meaning

The fine print or details of something

Used in a sentence

Make sure you check the nitty-gritty.

William Poche

Nitwit

Meaning

Silly or foolish person

Used in a sentence

Geez, you’re a nitwit aren't ya!?

Ryan Sorensen

no worries

Meaning

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

Used in a sentence

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

Shellee

Noah

Meaning

Shark

Used in a sentence

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

Ryan Sorensen

Noose

Meaning

Necktie

Used in a sentence

I gotta wear a noose in my new job.

George R. Smith

Not happy, Jan!

Meaning

Used when someone is unhappy with another person or thing.

Used in a sentence

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.

Meaning

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

Used in a sentence

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

joanne hodder

Nuke

Meaning

Microwave or to microwave something.

Used in a sentence

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

Ryan Sorensen