Australian Slang For Excited (7 Examples)

To be excited about something is a feeling we all want to experience as often as possible! While there aren’t that many slang terms that are synonyms for it, Australians are masters of slang so managed to find a few. Read on to see what they are!

Fired Up

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang is popular in other English-speaking countries and is common in Australia. To be fired up means you’re super excited about something.

Example:

  • Tom is really fired up about the exams tomorrow, not sure if he’ll do good, though.

Geeked

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) This is another slang word used in Australia that denoted someone’s excitement. Basically, when you get too excited you start acting geeky and are not really yourself anymore.

Example:

  • Everyone is geeked about the rugby game tonight, mate, I can’t wait.

Giddy

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) You can hear ‘giddy’ in many countries, and Australia is no different. It is a simple slang word that denotes that someone is feeling excited.

Example:

  • He told me he liked me this morning, I have been giddy ever since!

Hyped

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) To feel the hype is to be excited about something, hence this slang that is really popular among younger generations. It is used all the time online.

Example:

  • I am so hyped about all of the upcoming superhero movies.

Psyched

Meaning:

  • (Noun) People that are psyched are full of anticipation and super excited about something. This slang is common in many countries.

Example:

  • I am psyched about our school trip!

Pumped

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Another popular slang term for excitement, to be pumped means you’re really looking forward to something. It is popular in Australia, but also in many other countries.

Example:

  • Jenny is so pumped about going to the club tonight, I’ve never seen her like this.

Stoked

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) Stoked is probably THE slang word for being excited in Australia. However,  sometimes people in the US use it as well.

Example:

  • I am so stoked for tonight’s date!

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