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Kangaroos loose in the top paddock : Intellectually inadequate ("he's got kangaroos loose in the top paddock")
Kark it : to die
Kelly : see "Ned Kelly"
Khyber Pass : arse (rhyming slang)
Kelpie : Australian sheepdog originally bred from Scottish collie
Kero : kerosene
Kindie : kindergarten (pre school)
King brown : a large bottle of beer (750ml/26ounces)
King dick : boss, manager, chief
King pin : leading figure, considered a big shot
Kiss my arse : exclamation of disbelief
Kite flyer : one who passes bad cheques
Kiwi : a nickname for a New Zealander
Kiwi Land : New Zealand
Knee high to a grasshopper : someone short in size and stature
Knick : to steal, rob, thieve
Knick off! : an impolite suggestion to ask somebody to leave
Knock (to) : to criticise
Knock back : to refuse
Knocker : somebody who criticises a lot, disapproving critic, a person who continually finds fault
Knockers : women's breasts (usually said of bigger ones)
Know a thing or two : to be well versed in matters and current affairs
Knuckle sandwich : a punch in the mouth
Kombie wagon : a VW bus or van