29 more Kiwi Slang Words that no one really understands

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ilovenz is at it again with another 29 kiwi slang words that no-one really understands!

We Kiwis are well known for our slang words but to be honest, after growing up here and living in this amazing country for more than 30 years, some slang words still confuse me!

Newcomers soon get over the KiwiNZ’s national bird. accent and easily understand what we mean when we ask for a pen, ask for six, or call someone Ben. But there are still a lot of strange words, from ChurThanks bro!, to StokedHappy, pleased that something went well., to ChookAn old Hen (female chicken), often referred to older females... More.

Newbies, we feel your pain, so for you we have added another 26 slang words to our original list:

  1. JerseyCommonly worn around the world, this is usually a warm jumpe... More: Commonly worn around the world, this is usually a warm jumper.
  2. KnackeredTotally exhausted, usually from some form of physical activi... More: Totally exhausted, usually from some form of physical activity done until you can’t move and have to resort to MaccasA term also commonly used in neighbouring Australia, this is... More and TV for the afternoon.
  3. Lollyaka Candy, or a sweet.: aka Candy, or a sweet.
  4. JokerSame as bloke, a kiwi male.: Same as blokeA man., a kiwiNZ’s national bird. male.
  5. Judder barA speed hump which is used for slowing down fast cars.: A speed hump which is used for slowing down fast cars.
  6. Kaithe Maori word for food.: the Maori word for food.
  7. KiwiNZ’s national bird.: NZ’s national bird.
  8. Kiwi FruitA fruit that you eat. Nothing to do with the bird.: A fruit that you eat. Nothing to do with the bird.
  9. MaccasA term also commonly used in neighbouring Australia, this is... More: A term also commonly used in neighbouring Australia, this is another name for McDonalds.
  10. Maori JobConsidered racial, same as Half Pai.: Considered racial, same as Half Pai.
  11. Mean: That’s awesome!
  12. MozzieA word for Maori’s in Australia (Comb. “Maori” + “Oz... More: A word for Maori’s in Australia (Comb. “Maori” + “Ozzie”), this word is most typically used in place of “mosquito”.
  13. MungerFood.: Food.
  14. MuppetOriginally used in the UK, now also commonly used in NZ when... More: Originally used in the UK, now also commonly used in NZ when someone does or says something idiotic. Can also describe a person who is idiotic or hopeless in general.
  15. Pineapple LumpsChocolate covered pineapple candy.: Chocolate covered pineapple candy.
  16. Puka ru owNot working bro.: Not working bro.
  17. PukuMaori word for stomach or tummy.: Maori word for stomach or tummy.
  18. RangiThat’s farked.: That’s farked.
  19. RipperTerrific or fantastic.: Terrific or fantastic.
  20. Tiddy BeerYour kuds favourite toy.: Your kuds favourite toy.
  21. IggsLaid by chickens and often enjoyed with evercardo on toast.: Laid by chickens and often enjoyed with evercardo on toast.
  22. FushFound in the sea and enjoyed with chups.:) Found in the sea and enjoyed with chups.
  23. Rust BucketA Piece of S**t car, aka a Ford Escort.: A Piece of S**t car, aka a Ford Escort.
  24. RootSex, one of New Zealands favorite past times. Did you know? ... More: Sex, one of New Zealand’s favorite past times. Statistically KiwiNZ’s national bird. women are among the most promiscuous in the world. New Zealand women have an average of 20.4 sexual partners in their lifetime, against the global average of only 7. This must mean us Kiwis are gettin’ some more than the global average each year!
  25. MuntedBuggered, or something that’s broken.: Buggered; something that’s broken.
  26. HungusWhen you’re hungry as for a feed.: When you’re hungry as for a feed.
  27. JAFAJust Another Fuc***g Aucklander. You will find that the rest... More: Just Another Fuc***g Aucklander. You will find that the rest of the country is jealous of our biggest city… No one really knows why.
  28. JandalsFlip flops or thongs, definitely not roman sandals.: Flip flops or thongs, definitely not roman sandals.
  29. Nah, yeahYea mate.: Yea mate.

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