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1. Butu


Definition

A person who has little or no social graces or manners. Being a butu is completely independent of your social class. Professor Rex Nettleford once correctly said, "A butu in a Benz is still a butu."


Example Sentences

Patois: "Look pon da gyal deh how she a c**k up har foot inna di people dem good-up good-up restaurant! She butu, eeh?
English: Look at that girl, why isn't her foot on the ground in the owners beautiful restaurant! She doesn't have any manners



posted on March 7, 2017