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Lippy Lippy

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Definition

Slang expression for a person who talks excessively



Example Sentences

Patois: Mi neva know seh Trevor did a lippy lippy
English: I never knew that Trevor was a blabbermouth

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Run weh

July 20, 2014

English Translation

run away


Example Sentences

Patois: Him a cowad, him eva deh run weh fram confrontation
English: He's a coward, he's always running away from confrontation


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Nuh badda mi

July 14, 2014

English Translation

Don't bother me


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh badda mi right now, mi a duh singting important
English: Don't bother me right now, I'm doing something important


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Lick Shot

July 14, 2014

English Translation

Shoot


Definition

Slang expression for shoot


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh drive pan dah road deh, dem lick shot after any strange kyar dat dem si
English: Don't drive on that road, they shoot after any strange car that they see


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Funny Jamaican Translations

March 5, 2014

English : Hi Suzie! It’s been a long time since I have seen you girl. Patois : But wait! Suzie? Gal yuh nuh dead yet? (But wait! Suzie? Girl, I thought you’d be dead by now). English : He is not too bright. Patois : Geesas Christ! What a bwoy Dunce. (Jesus Christ! This boy is a dunce)


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