Australian Slang For Crazy (7 Examples)

Sometimes you just want to be mildly offensive while gossiping and say that someone is a bit on the crazier side. We won’t judge! Well, if you plan on doing that in Australia, here are some slang terms Australians use when someone or something is crazy!

Bunta

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) A word used in Australia when you want to say that someone is going crazy, or even that you yourself might go crazy because of something..

Example:

  • I can’t believe what she did, I will go bunta on her!.

Go Off Like A Frog In A Sock

Meaning:

  • (Verb) To go crazy, simple as that. Possibly because frogs captured in a sock would jump like crazy!

Example:

  • I can’t work here anymore, I am going off like a frog in a sock!

Go Troppo

Meaning:

  • (Verb) This is another simple way to say that someone is going crazy in Australia.

Example:

  • Have you seen him lately? They say he’s gone troppo!

Kooky

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) A common slang word when you want to say that something or someone is crazy.

Example:

  • Yeah, she’s a bit kooky, isn’t she?

Mad As A Cut Snake

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) This is another one you won’t hear anywhere but in Australia. It means that someone is really going crazy like a snake would if you cut off its tail.

Example:

  • After his wife left him he went mad as a cut snake!

Nutty

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) A more simple slang word that means someone is going crazy, but in a lighthearted way.

Example:

  • Yeah, she does that sometimes, she’s quite nutty!

Wacky

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) This is yet another word used lightheartedly to say that someone is a bit crazy.

Example:

  • He’s a wacky person I tell you, you should see his apartment.

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