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Definitions of "Irie" (Slang)

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1. Irie (Adjective)

English Translation

Feeling good


A state of well-being

Example Sentences

Patois: Di concert mek mi feel irie.
English: The concert made me feel good.

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posted by anonymous on May 13, 2024

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Other Definitions of "Irie"

2. Irie (Adjective)

English Translation

Feeling good


A state of well-being or contentment

Example Sentences

Patois: Di vibes a di reggae concert did irie
English: The vibes at the reggae concert were feeling good

posted by anonymous on June 20, 2023

3. Irie

English Translation


Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh nuh si seh erryting irie dung yah?
English: Don't you see that everything is ok down here?

posted by anonymous on November 14, 2022

4. Irie

English Translation


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh hav much fi complain bout caw mi life irie
English: I don't have much to complain about because my life is okay

posted by arhbwoy512 on November 21, 2018

5. Irie

English Translation



some one feeling high by smoking weed

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi feel irie wen mi smoke deh herb.

English: I feel higher when i smoke the herb(weed)

posted by crusialderrio on August 6, 2015

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