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1. Braff


English Translation

Showing off


Definition

Somebody showing off something; mainly themselves. It is derived from the joining of the words brag and show off,


Example Sentences

Patois: John braff wul nite ah di paati
English: John showed off all night at the party



posted on July 3, 2019

2. Dondonnet


English Translation

Female don


Definition

A female name for a don dadda or don.


Example Sentences

Patois: Dis ooman a di dondonnet yah
English: This woman is the female don here



posted on April 14, 2019

3. Waggonist


English Translation

bandwagon


Definition

Someone who jumps on a cause, but is not fundamentally committed, just on for ride


Example Sentences

Patois: Everything wah dem duh him falla, him a waggonist
English: Everything that they do he follows, he's a bandwagon



posted on March 7, 2019

4. Nice up


Definition

To promote and foster a positive feeling.


Example Sentences

Patois: Nice up di place, it luk chakka chakka.
English: Clean up the place it looks messy



posted on March 7, 2019

5. sipple


English Translation

slippery /slimy


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh run di place sipple.
English: Don't run, the place is slippery.



posted on February 24, 2019