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Definitions of "Big up" (Slang)


1. Big up (Verb)


English Translation

Show respect


Definition

To express admiration or respect


Example Sentences

Patois: We haffi big up di musicians dem.
English: We have to show respect to the musicians.


Related Words

Roots , Reggae , Bam Bam , Burning Spear ,



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Other Definitions of "Big up"

2. Big up


English Translation

Thumbs up/ Props


Definition

To give thumbs up, respect or admiration


Example Sentences

Patois: Big up mi chargie fi yuh outstanding performance
English: Thumbs up my friend for your outstanding performance



posted by nharnhar.adu.jephson.7069 on December 8, 2018


3. Big up


English Translation

to give respect


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi haffi big up Brian fi everything him duh fi wi
English: I have to give respect to Brian for everything he has done for us


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,



posted by arhbwoy512 on November 18, 2018


4. Big up


English Translation

Give Props /Respect


Definition

Used to show someone admiration or pleasure in a job well done , respect


Example Sentences

Patois: Come mek wi big up the chef for his delicious Ital foods and ting .
English: Let us give our respect to the chef for his delicious ital food


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,



posted by RasTomeye on October 1, 2017


5. Big up


English Translation

Give respect


Definition

To give respect or props to someone


Example Sentences

Patois: Mii hav fi big up frisdolla fi everything him duh fi mi
English: I have to give respect to frisdolla for everything he did for mi


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,



posted by IamDrFriszy on October 28, 2015



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