Australian Slang For McDonald’s (6 Examples)

Written by Gabriel Cruz - Foodie, Animal Lover, Slang & Language Enthusiast

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No matter where you are in the world, almost everyone loves McDonald’s. The fast-food giant left its mark in Australia as well, and people there have several slang words they use for it. Australia is known for its slang, so let’s see all the different ways they refer to McDonald’s.

Maccas

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang is unique to Australia, and you will only hear it there. It is simply a shortened version of McDonald’s.

Example:

  • I’m hungry, can we stop at the nearest Maccas on the way home?

Maccies

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang is similar to Maccas but can be heard in other countries as well, such as England.

Example:

  • I would kill for some Maccies right now!

Maccy D’s

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This is another slang term used in multiple countries, most notably Australia and England.

Example:

  • I don’t like the food at Maccy D’s, but sometimes it just hits the spot!

McDizzle

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Taking its cue from hip-hop slang, this one is popular among younger folk so if you want to be hip, remember it.

Example:

  • I had some McDizzle earlier, I’m still feeling sleepy.

McDonDon’s

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang is not so common, but younger folks can be heard referring to McDonald’s this way.

Example:

  • There’s a McDonDon’s nearby, let’s go grab a bite!

Mickey D’s

Meaning:

  • (Noun)  Mickey D’s originated as slang in the US, but it spread around the world and is used even in Australia now.

Example:

  • What’s your favorite thing on the menu at Mickey D’s?

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