What is mansplaining? This brief post looks at the definition of sorts of mansplaining and how it is considered to be a sexist term. It is not really an Aussie slang word because it is used overseas. However, I will include it here under that category as it has become more widely used here in…
What does “ranga” mean? Ranga origin, definition, meaning
What does “ranga” mean? This is briefly explained here.
A ranga is a redhead in Australian slang. Here is a definition and meaning of the word in a bit more detail.
Ranga origin, definition, meaning
Although a “ranga” is often used as slang for an orangutan (the supposed origin of ranga), it is in Australia at least generally defined as a person with red hair. It is used to describe a person with red hair instead of insulting them because of their hair colour (like some people think it is – an insult). The word “ranga” was officially included in the Australian Oxford Dictionary 2013 after plenty of people referred to then Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, as a ”ranga” because of her red hair.