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1. Pickney (Noun)


English Translation

Children


Definition

Refers to multiple children.


Example Sentences

Patois: "Mi have three pickney."
English: "I have three children."


Related Words

Sista , Daughta , nana , Mada ,



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Other Definitions of "Pickney"

2. Pickney (Noun)


English Translation

kid


Example Sentences

Patois: Whoofa pickney dat?
English: Whose kid is that?



posted by anonymous on January 10, 2020


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3. Pickney


English Translation

child or children


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem yah nowadays pickney waah fi bi like big people
English: These nowadays children want to be like adults



posted by arhbwoy512 on November 29, 2018


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4. Pickney


English Translation

Child or children


Definition

Someone who is a child. To pluralize "pickney", add "dem" to the end, e.g. "pickney dem"


Example Sentences

Patois: Di pickney dem very naughty, dem mus bi punished
English: The children are very naughty, they must be punished


Related Words

Hot Steppa , Baby madda , Badman , Bait ,



posted by Marleylove on February 25, 2017


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5. Pickney


English Translation

children


Definition

A young person


Example Sentences

Patois: Pickney dem a guh play dutty, unuh haffi tap dem
English: The children will play dirty so you have to stop them


Related Words

Hot Steppa , Baby madda , Badman , Bait ,



posted by kanonk on January 11, 2017


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