Can You Decipher These Australian Slang Words?

Every group of people has their own unique and fascinating slang, from the United States, to the United Kingdom, and all the way to Australia. How much Australian slang do you think you know? Take our quiz to find out how right you are!
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What does the slang term "barbie" mean?
a girl's toy
barbeque
blond woman
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What does the slang term "mozzie" mean?
mosquito
boat
marsupial
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What does the slang term "ripper" mean?
an injury
party
really great
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What does the slang term "servo" mean?
waiter
rest stop
gas station
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What does the slang term "arvo" mean?
animal
afternoon
alright
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What does the slang term "chockers" mean?
throw darts
a pair of pants
very full
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What does the slang term "grommet" mean?
young farmer
young athlete
young surfer
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What does the slang term "togs" mean?
swimsuit
truck
beach
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What does the slang term "sickie" mean?
impressive feat
sick day
virus
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What does the slang term "sook" mean?
to sulk
to cook
to run
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What does the slang term "slab" mean?
case of beer
punch in the face
slovenly person
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Question 12/12

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What does the slang term "ta" mean?
yes
hello
thank you
Result
Well, at least you got a couple of the easier ones. We can say for sure that you are not Australian, and have probably never been there. It's a beautiful country, and you should consider it! Maybe you'll even pick up a bit of the native dialect along the way!

C+, Australian Apprentice

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While you missed some of the tougher ones here, you still had a pretty impressive showing in this quiz. With a little more knowledge of the stranger Australian slang words, you could be an expert in no time at all! Good work!

B+, Amped About Australia

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Are you from Australia? At least then your incredible score on this quiz would make a lot more sense. Some of these slang terms would be real stumpers to people unfamiliar with the Australian use of English, but you nailed almost all of them. Good work!

A+, Australian Ace

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1
What does the slang term "barbie" mean?
a girl's toy
barbeque
blond woman
2
What does the slang term "mozzie" mean?
mosquito
boat
marsupial
3
What does the slang term "ripper" mean?
an injury
party
really great
4
What does the slang term "servo" mean?
waiter
rest stop
gas station
5
What does the slang term "arvo" mean?
animal
afternoon
alright
6
What does the slang term "chockers" mean?
throw darts
a pair of pants
very full
7
What does the slang term "grommet" mean?
young farmer
young athlete
young surfer
8
What does the slang term "togs" mean?
swimsuit
truck
beach
9
What does the slang term "sickie" mean?
impressive feat
sick day
virus
10
What does the slang term "sook" mean?
to sulk
to cook
to run
11
What does the slang term "slab" mean?
case of beer
punch in the face
slovenly person
12
What does the slang term "ta" mean?
yes
hello
thank you