Kiwi Slang – Q

quackA medical doctor.

I’m off to see the quack to see if he can give me anything for this cold.”

quite niceA term to say something is good or ok. Sometimes used when you can’t think of anything better to say, and you don’t really like something but wish to be polite.

That cake is quite nice.”

Kiwi Slang Dictionary


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