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1. Bogle (Noun)


Paul Bogle (c. 1822-1865) was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and National Hero of Jamaica. He was a leader of the 1865 Morant Bay Rebellion, a protest against the oppression and injustice faced by black Jamaicans under British colonial rule.

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Abeng , Accompong , Ackee , ADELPHI ,

posted by anonymous on November 18, 2023

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2. Bogle (Noun)


Legendary Jamaican dancer who popularized dance moves like the "Bogle" and had a significant impact on the Dancehall culture.

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Roots , Reggae , Bam Bam , Burning Spear ,

posted by anonymous on September 3, 2023

3. Bogle


A popular dance move in dancehall characterized by sharp, angular movements and exaggerated gestures

Example Sentences

Patois: Everybody start do di bogle when di song drop
English: Everybody starts doing the bogle when the song starts

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Hot Steppa , Infahmah , Shot a buss , Gallis ,

posted by anonymous on July 25, 2023

4. Bogle


Popular dance by the dancehall icon of the same name Gerald Levy aka “bogle”.

Example Sentences

Patois: Everybady did deh duh di bogle ah di dance laas nite
English: Everybody was doing the “bogle” at the dance last night

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Wine , Daggering , Bubble , Dutty wine ,

posted by anonymous on April 11, 2014

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