How well do you know your Aussie slang?

We Aussies seem to have a slang word for almost every situation. Whether it’s blind freddy looking at a boomer in the paddock or a bushranger with Buckley’s chance of getting rich.

See if you have the correct definitions for the 20 Australianisms listed below.

 1 Bag of fruit

 2 Drongo

 3 Googie

 4 Zonked

 5 Skerrick

 6 Youse

 7 Tin lid

 8 Paralytic

 9 Rafferty’s rules

10  Lingo

11  Fossick

12  Grouse

13  Flake (out)

14  Dog’s breakfast

15  Crikey

16  Bingle

17  Cactus

18  Nong

19  Uey

20  Rager

1 A man’s suit   2. A fool or moron  3. An egg 4. Tired  5. A small amount 6. Plural for “you” 7. Slang for kid  8. Extremely intoxicated 9. No rules at all 10. Language  11. To search for something 12. Very good 13. To collapse, sleep or change plans  14. A mess 15. Surprise 16. Crash or accident 17. Broken or useless 18. Fool or silly person  19. Make a U-turn while driving  20. Person who likes to party

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