Slang expression used to describe someone who acts unruly or rebellious
Patois: Eva since Mary meet the pickney dem a skool she bruk out
English: Ever since Mary met the kids at school she got rebellious
Low class society.
Patois: ;Di ghetto gyal dem is from bak a waal
English: Those girls are from an underprivileged society
to go without sleep usually because of excessive partying or any other fun activity
Patois: Mi nah cum a class todeh bekaaz mi did a bleach laas nite
English: I am not coming to class today because I stayed up all night
Yes / Yeah
Patois: Man1: “Yuh aright breddah?” Man2: “Yah man, mi irie”
English: Man1: “Are you ok brother?” Man2: “Yeah, I’m good”
Patois: Him a blaze di herbs from mawnin till dark.
English: He has been smoking weed from morning until dark
something that is sure to happen
Patois: Him did boun fi crash kaaz him eva deh drive faas
English: He was sure to crash because he’s is always driving fast
Expression used to describe young girls, normally in their early or mid-teens; who dress, act or present themselves to look older than they actually are. They’re normally involved in adult activities such as sex, alcohol consumption, smoking and attending adult parties.
Patois: Dem likkle girl deh a just 14, dem force ripe
English: Those little girls there are just 14, they are unnaturally mature
Patois: Mi mussi miss dem
English: I must have missed them
A female that is being made to look like a fool by her partner. She's often blindly in love and doesn't realize that she's being played.
Patois: Shi a yamhead
English: She's a fool
Slang expression use to refer to someone who gives oral sex to a woman
Patois: Mike, when yuh go stop being a bowcat?
English: Mike, when are you going to stop eating p**sy?
Patois: Yuh new shoes look like it a casco
English: Your new shoes looks fake
Marijuana / Weed
Slang term for marijuana derived from the name given to a special type of marijuana known as “high grade”.
Patois: Mi feel stress, mi a light up di grades
English: I’m feeling stress, I am going to smoke some weed