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1. Rude bwoy


English Translation

Bad boy


Definition

A person who is involved in criminal activities.


Example Sentences

Patois: Rude bwoy, talk di truth before di police cum an tek yuh to di station.
English: Bad boy, tell the truth before the police come and take you to the station



posted on August 11, 2016

2. Star bwoy


English Translation

Celebrity


Definition

A famous person.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi wah fi mek sure dat mi seh di starbwoy kall "Popcaan" laatah on di stage performing.
English: I want to make sure that I see the celebrity called "Popcaan" later on the stage performing.



posted on August 8, 2016

3. criss ting


English Translation

good looking girl


Definition

Physically attractive girl


Example Sentences

Patois: Mek I tel yuh mi luv dat criss ting she ah di only one inna mi heart
English: Let me tell you, I love that good looking girl ,she is the only one in my heart



posted on October 25, 2015

4. Wah Gwaan


English Translation

What's up


Definition

A casual greeting with a meaning similar to how are you?


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah gwaaan, beg yuh pass?
English: What's up can I pass?



posted on September 15, 2015