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Definitions of "Dry land tourist" (Slang)


1. Dry land tourist


Definition

Slang expression for a Jamaican who has never left the island of Jamaica, but has begun to speak with a foreign accent, especially when he/she is around a tourist.


Example Sentences

Patois: Him a dry land tourist, him neva leff yaad but yet him a twang
English: He is a dry land tourist, he has never left his homeland yet he is speaking with an accent


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