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Definitions submitted by bioshatta


1. Shine head


English Translation

Bald head


Example Sentences

Patois: Di shine head man deh out deh
English: The bald head man is out there



posted on April 26, 2019
2. Wash out


English Translation

Detox


Definition

a process in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances; detoxification.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi tink a time fi yuh wash out
English: I think it's time for your detox



posted on April 12, 2019
3. Yuh si wah mi a seh


English Translation

Do you see what I'm saying


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh affi stay trang, yuh si wah mi a seh
English: You have to stay strong, do you see what I'm saying



posted on March 27, 2019

4. try a ting


English Translation

try something


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh sure how it guh, mi just a try a ting
English: I'm not sure how it is, I'm just trying something



posted on February 14, 2019
5. Big up yourself


Definition

To congratulate or give praise to yourself


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh deh gwaan gud, big up yourself
English: You're doing good, congratulate yourself



posted on February 14, 2019