What the … ? Hungus, it’s a common word in New Zealand slang. What does it really mean? We are here to help.
Our explanation: Pretty much Hungus means that you’re hungry or you ate too many pies.
An example of Hungus spoken in true kiwi style: “bo, I was Hungus as and had the mean as feed, *burp*”. What that really means: “Hey mate, I was feeling rather hungry, it was good food, but I think I ate too much!”.
Definitions from other sources
“New Zealand slang for someone who is eating or ate lots because of extreme hunger.”
“Stop being a hungus!” This refers to someone who loves food a lot.
Hungry person eating all the food – e.g. “stop being a hungus and leave us some!”
“Stop being such a hungus!” Translation: Hungus = someone who eats a lot of food.
Hungus: When you’re hungry as for a feed.