Tiếng Lóng New Zealand

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Ads – tv commercials, advertisments

Anklebiter – toddler, small child

Aotearoa – Maori name for New Zealand meaning land of the long white cloud

Arvo – afternoon

Bach – holiday home

Banger – sausage, as in bangers and mash

Barbie – barbecue

Big smoke – large town or city

Bit of dag – hard case, comedian, person with character

Bitser – mongrel dog

Bloke – man

Brickie – bricklayer

Brown eye – to flash your naked butt at someone

Boy-racer – name given to a young man who drives a fast car with a loud stereo

Bring a plate – means bring a dish of food to share

Bugger – damn!

Bungy – kiwi slang for elastic strap, as in Bungy Jumping

Caravan – mobile home that you tow behind your car

Cardi – cardigan

Cast – immobilised, unable to get to your feet

Cheers – thanks

Cheerio – goodbye

Cheerio – name for a cocktail sausage

Chocka – full, overflowing

Chook – chicken

Chick – slang word for woman/female

Chips – deep fried slices of potato but much thicker than a french fry

Chippy – builder, carpenter

Chrissy pressies – Christmas presents

Chuddy – chewing gum

Chunder – vomit, throw up

Cockie – farmer

Cotton buds – Q-tips

Creek – small stream

Crib – bach,

Cuppa – cup of tea, as in cuppa tea

Cuz – cousin, family

De facto – name used for a couple who are not married but are living together

Ding – small dent in a vehicle

Dole – unemployment benefit

Dodgy – bad, unreliable, not good

Down the gurgler – failed plan

Drongo – stupid fool, idiot

Drop your gear – take your clothes off, get undressed

Dunny – toilet, bathroom, lavatory

Duvet – quilt, doona

Ear bashing – someone talking incessantly

Entree – appetizer, hors d’oeurve

Fizz Boat – small power boat

Fizzy drink – soda pop

Flannel – wash cloth, face cloth

Flat – apartment, name for rental accommodation that is shared

Flicks – movies, picture theatre

Flog – steal, rob

Footie – rugby union or league, as in “going to watch the footie”

Full tit – going very fast, using all your power, as in “he was running full tit”

G’day – universal kiwi greeting, also spelled gidday

Get the willies – overcome with trepidation

Going bush – take a break, become reclusive

Good on ya, mate! – congratulations, well done, proud of someone

Good as gold – feeling good, not a problem, yes

Greasies – fish and chips

Gumboots or gummies – rubber boots, wellingtons

Handle – pint of beer

Happy as larry – very happy

Hard case – amusing, funny person

Hard yakka – hard work

Hollywood – to fake or exaggerate an injury on the sportsfield

Home and hosed – safe, successfully finished, completed,

Hoon – Young adult driving fast

Hosing down – heavy rain, raining heavily

Hottie – hot water bottle

How’s it going mate? – kiwi greeting

Iceblock – popsicle, Ice Stick

Jandal – thongs, sandals,flip-flops,

Judder bar – speed bump

Jumper – sweater, jersey

Kiwi – New Zealander

Kiwifruit – Brown furry skinned fruit, Zespri, Chinese Gooseberry

Kick the bucket – die

Knackered – exhausted, tired, lethargic

Knuckle sandwhich – a fist in the teeth, punch in the mouth

Laughing gear – mouth, as in wrap your laughing gear around this,

L&P – Fizzy soda water

Lift – elevator

Lolly – candy

Loo – bathroom, toilet

Long drop – outdoor toilet, hole in ground

Lurgy – flu

Mad as a meat axe – very angry or crazy

Main – primary dish of a meal

Maori – indigenous people of New Zealand

Mate – buddy

Motorway – freeway

Naff off – go away, get lost, leave me alone

Nana – grandmother, grandma

Nappy – diaper

North Cape to the Bluff – from one end of New Zealand to the other

OE – Overseas Experience, many students go on their OE after finishing university, see the world

Offsider – an assistant, someones friend, as in “we saw him and his offsider going down the road”

Old bomb – old car

Oldies – parents

On the never never – paying for something using layby, not paying straight away

Open slather – a free-for-all

Pack a sad – bad mood, morose, ill-humoured, broken , as in “she packed a sad”

Pakeha – non-Maori person

Panel beater – auto repair shop, panel shop

Pav – pavlova, dessert usually topped with kiwifruit and cream

Perve – to stare

Petrol – gasoline, gas

Piece-of-piss – easy, not hard to do, as in “didn’t take me long to do, it was a piece of piss”

Pikelet – small pancake usually had with jam and whipped cream

Piker – someone who gives up easy, slacker

Pinky – little finger

Piss around – waste time, muck around

Pisshead – someone who drinks a lot of alcohol, heavy drinker

Piss up – party, social gathering, excuse for drinking alcohol

Pissed off – annoyed, angry, upset

Plonk – cheap liquor, cheap wine

Pong – bad smell, stink

Postal code – zip code

Pram – baby stroller, baby pushchair

Pressie – present

Pub – bar or hotel that serves liquor

Pudding – dessert

Pushing up daisies – dead and buried

Quack – Medical doctor

Randy – horny, wanting sex

Rark up – telling somebody off

Rattle your dags – hurry up, get moving

Rellies – relatives, family

Root – have sex, get sex

Ropeable – very angry

Ring – to telephone somebody, as in “I’ll give you a ring”

Rubbish – garbage, trash

Rust bucket – decrepit motor car

Scarce as hens teeth – very scarce, rare

Scarfie – university student

Scull – consume, drink quickly

Scroggin – trampers high energy food including dried fruits, chocolate

Serviette – paper napkin

Shandy – drink made with lemonade and beer

Shark and taties – fish and chips

Sheila – slang for woman/female

Shit a brick – exclamation of surprise or annoyance

Shoot through – to leave suddenly

Shout – to treat, to buy something for someone, as in “lunch is my shout”

Sickie – to take a day off work or school because you are sick

Skite – to boast, boasting, bragging

Snarler – sausage

Sook – cry baby, wimp

Sparkie – electrician

Sparrow fart – very early in the morning, sunrise

Sprog – child

Spud – potato

Squiz – take a quick look

Steinie – bottle of Steinlager, brand lager

Strapped for cash – low on cash, no money

Stubby – small glass bottle of beer

Sunday driver – someone who drives very slow

Sunnies – sunglasses

Ta – thanks

Take-aways – food to be taken away and eaten, fast food outlet

Tea – evening meal, dinner

Tights – pantyhose

Tiki tour – scenic tour, take the long route

Togs – swimsuit, bathing costume

Torch – flashlight

Tramping – hiking

Twink – white-out

Up the duff – pregnant

Ute – small pickup truck

Veges – vegetables

Wally – clown, silly person

Whinge – complain, moan

Wobbly – to have a tantrum

Wop-wops – situated off the beaten track, out of the way location

Yack – to have a conversation with a friend, to talk

Theo: Jobs2me

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