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Definitions of "Wah Gwaan" (Slang)

Spelling Variations : wah gwan, wagwan, wa gwan,


1. Wah Gwaan verified definition


English Translation

What's going on


Definition

A popular greeting phrase meaning What's going on? or How are you? used to inquire about someone's well-being or to start a conversation


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah gwaan, bredda? How yuh doin'?
English: What's going on, brother? How are you doing?



posted by anonymous on August 4, 2023


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2. Wah Gwaan


English Translation

What's going on


Definition

What's going on? / How are you?


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah gwaan Popcaan?
English: What's going on Popcaan



posted by Jamaicabwoy on January 15, 2019


3. Wah Gwaan


English Translation

What's up


Definition

A casual greeting with a meaning similar to how are you?


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah gwaaan, beg yuh pass?
English: What's up can I pass?



posted by NhialNgong on September 15, 2015


4. Wah Gwaan


English Translation

What's going on


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah gwaan wid yuh todeh?
English: What's going on with you today?


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Blessed , Everyting cook an curry , Likkle more ,



posted by JAMAL on February 7, 2014


5. Wah Gwaan


English Translation

What’s going on


Definition

Slang expression for saying “what’s going on” or “what’s up”. Different variation of “Wah gwaan” may be used but they all have the same meaning. These include; wah deh gwaan, whatta gwaan or waguan (pronounced wa-goo-ahn)


Example Sentences

Patois: Wah gwaan bredrin, everyting irie?
English: What’s going on brethren, Is everything good?


Related Words

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



posted by anonymous on July 15, 2013



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