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Definitions submitted by Immortal534


1. Cheddar


English Translation

Money


Definition

Slang for money


Example Sentences

Patois: Affi mek di Cheddar
English: I have to make the money



posted on June 15, 2022

2. Beat dem bad


English Translation

Surpass


Definition

To be better than anyone or anything


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh fraid a dem, cah mi a beat dem bad
English: I'm not afraid of them, because I'm better than them.



posted on June 15, 2022

3. Knock mi


English Translation

Call me/text me


Definition

To call or text a person


Example Sentences

Patois: Shi a knock mi when mi deh a di party yestideh
English: She called me when I was at the party yesterday



posted on June 15, 2022

4. Breath easy


English Translation

Relax/calm down


Example Sentences

Patois: Breath easy man, memba seh a nuh mi dweet
English: Relax/calm down man, remember that I didn't do it.



posted on June 15, 2022

5. Chalwa


English Translation

Chalice


Definition

A type of smoking pipe mainly used as Rasta rites.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi wah fi load up di chalwa
English: I want to load up the Chalice



posted on June 10, 2022