Aussie Slang Dictionary

Aussie Slang Dictionary

Kanga

Meaning
Kangaroo
Used in a sentence
Check out that massive kanga!

Kangaroos in the top paddock

Meaning
What you have, if you are a bit dumb
Used in a sentence
Did you see that bloke doing a wheelie at that intersection? Must have kangaroos in the top paddock!

Keep on talking even if you've gotta make it up!

Meaning
Tell a good story, it's more important than the truth!
Used in a sentence
Someone is describing how BIG the fish they caught was and you don't believe them...You would say "Keep on talking even if you've gotta make it up!"

Keep your shirt on!

Meaning
Hold your temper, this is not worth fighting about
Used in a sentence
Keep ya' shirt on, he's only kidding

kibosh

Meaning
restraint or preventing
Used in a sentence
to put the kibosh on an idea

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.

King oath

Meaning
Absolutely agree
Used in a sentence
King oath mate, exactly!

Knackered

Meaning
Tired
Used in a sentence
I'd love to come over mate for the barbie, but I am absolutely knackered!

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.

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.

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