Australian Slang For Thank You (6 Examples)

Saying ‘thank you’ to people we’re grateful for is always a wonderful moment. It doesn’t hurt to know how to say it in multiple languages, because it can really come in handy when traveling. Australians have a rich and unique slang, so here are all the ways they use to say ‘thank you’.

Cheers

Meaning:

  • (Exclamation) This is one of the most common Australian slang words. It is used in a variety of situations, but also when you want to say thanks.

Example:

  • You really bought that for me? Cheers, mate.

I Owe You One

Meaning:

  • (Exclamation) This one is not unique to Australia, but it is a commonly used term when we want to thank someone.

Example:

  • Damn, you really stood up for me in front of the boss earlier. I owe you one.

Much Appreciated

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) This one is commonly used in email replies and is a simple way of saying thanks but on a much smaller scale.

Example:

  • Hopefully, my requests aren’t too unreasonable. Much appreciated, Jim.

Shout-out

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang is commonly used in the hip-hop community but can be heard everywhere now. It is common in Australia as well. Usually used during public speeches when you want to thank a lot of people.

Example:

  • Shout-out to my mom for helping me get where I am now.

Ta

Meaning:

  • (Exclamation) This Australian slang term is simply a shorter way of saying thanks.

Example:

  • Did you bring those for my mom? Ta, mate, you’re the best..

Thanks

Meaning:

  • (Exclamation) This is quite simple, and used all over the world, really. It’s a shorter way of saying thank you.

Example:

  • Can you bring my sunglasses to the beach, I forgot them? Thanks.

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