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1. Goodie


English Translation

Goody


Definition

A well liked female friend


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi goodie a guh help
English: My goody is going to help



posted on September 5, 2021


2. Wen horse dead, crow get fat



posted on January 1, 1970


3. Good Gyal


English Translation

Good Girl


Example Sentences

Patois: Shi nuh gi trouble, shi a good gyal
English: She doesn't give trouble, she's a good girl



posted on August 22, 2021


4. Bax Dung


English Translation

Slap you down


Definition

to cause someone to fall by striking with the open hand.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi guh bax dung yuh!
English: I'm going to slap you down!



posted on July 27, 2021


5. Mi dawg dem


English Translation

Close friends


Definition

close friends or homies


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi dawg dem a cum later
English: My friends are coming later



posted on July 16, 2021


6. Banga


English Translation

Burner Phone


Definition

A prepaid cellular phone, replaced frequently to avoid leaving a trail and getting caught up in illegal activities


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi lost mi banga
English: `I've lost my burner phone



posted on July 10, 2021




7. Chap eh line


English Translation

Scam


Definition

To participate in scamming activities by the use of a telephone.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mark chap eh line fi buy him car
English: Mark scammed on his phone to buy his car



posted on July 10, 2021


8. Chappa


English Translation

Scammer


Definition

A person who commits or participates in a fraudulent scheme or operation.


Example Sentences

Patois: Man a chappa
English: I'm a scammer



posted on July 10, 2021


9. Go down deh


English Translation

Go down there


Example Sentences

Patois: Nuh stop, go down there
English: Don't stop, go down there



posted on June 15, 2021


10. Shella


English Translation

attacker


Definition

to attack or destroy something


Example Sentences

Patois: Man a shella
English: I'm an attacker



posted on April 21, 2021


11. Happy Eastah


English Translation

Happy Easter


Example Sentences

Patois: Happy Eastah mi fren
English: Happy Easter my friend



posted on April 4, 2021


12. Squaddie


English Translation

Police Officer


Example Sentences

Patois: Di squaddie gone inna di house
English: The police officer went in the house



posted on March 28, 2021