Australian words are in a league of their own when it comes to the english language. We are pleased to introduce you to 26 of our favourite Australian words below. Which one is your favourite?

Digger: a soldier. #wewillrememberthem #lestweforget

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Big Smoke | A big city

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Ridgy-Didge | Original or Genuine

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Veg Out | To relax in front of the TV

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Boomer | A large male Kangaroo

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Cobber | Friend

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Rort | Cheating or Defrauding

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Cactus | Dead or Broken

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Hooroo | Goodbye, See you later

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Offsider | An assistant, helper or partner

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Grundies | Underpants

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Bathers | Swimming Costume

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Munchies | Snacks or Nibbles

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Rooted | Tired

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Chook | Chicken

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Freshie | Freshwater Crocodile

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Dingbat | an idiot

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Yakka (noun) | Work

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Pressie | A Gift or Present

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Iffy | Dodgy (adjective)

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Cunning as a Dunny Rat | Very cunning

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Doozey | Something very pleasant, large or significant.

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Strides | Trousers

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Postie | The Postman

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Ute | A utility vehicle

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