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  • n. Plural form of boong.


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  • Within my first week on Aussie soil a well meaning young man offered to introduce me to "boongs" - I thought he meant an Australian kind of dope-smoking pipe.


  • Did you just go around: donging dagos bashing boongs wacking wogs and slashing slopes?

    A politician's conversation with an asylum seeker

  • Then he was trotting out of the gate with Bourneville by his side and the packhorse behind on a lead, and she was left alone at Midhurst with the boongs.

    A Town Like Alice

  • I don't like leaving the place with just the boongs.

    A Town Like Alice

  • We can't even get men to work as ringers on the stations-we have to use two-thirds boongs as stockmen, or more.

    A Town Like Alice

  • He doesn't want the station left without anyone at all, except the boongs.

    A Town Like Alice

  • I'd send Bourneville and some of the other boongs with him.

    A Town Like Alice

  • They also, on more trunk roads, have to watch out for truckies, who, in my memory used to sit in truck-stop cafes and boast to each other about how many 'niggers', 'coons', 'boongs' they had 'got' with their sawn-off shotguns from their vehicle cabs as they drive between Mt. Isa and Darwin. - Comments

  • But the trouble with the boongs is, you never know if they'll be there next week. "

    A Town Like Alice

  • "Living in a place like this, and eating like the boongs.

    A Town Like Alice


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