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Definitions of "Shitstem"


1. Shitstem


English Translation

Corrupt System


Definition

Rastafarian lingo used to refer to a corrupt system. The term was coined by Reggae singer Peter Tosh


Example Sentences

Patois: Di sh*tstem nah duh nutten fi poor people
English: The corrupt system isn't doing anything for poor people


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



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