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English Translation



It's a slang word used to say something is awesome or astounding. It can also be doubled or even tripled as "Up Up Up" to stress or lay more emphasis on the awesomeness of the idea or thing in question.

Example Sentences

Patois: Up Up...mi neva did know seh a suh nice him coulda dweet!
English: Awesome...I never knew that's how nice he could do it.

Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,

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