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Definition 1 of 2

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Noun.
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Definition

Term used in tamil nadu to label a woman who prefers to speak in english over tamil when she is a native tamil speaker.

Usage

Selvi: I say ole boy.. how about a spot of tea?
Ole boy: Dont be such a mary!
Added 2011-08-04 by porkipaya

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

People

Related Terms

angrez, Anglo, Dingo

Terms referencing this

Thanglish, cherch, maikal, muff

Definition 2 of 2

Mary

\May-ree\
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Definition

(Female) English speaker with little or no knowledge of local language.

Peter is the male equivalent.

Originates from British colonial influence.

Usage

Person A: "Macha, that chick is hot ra. Like Helen of Troy she'll sink a thousand ships"
Person B: "Too bad she's such a mary, she won't last ten minutes in our tamil crowd."
Added 2011-07-19 by thewanderingv

Root

English

Region

Tamilnadu

Related Terms

peter

Terms referencing this

Thanglish, cherch, maikal, muff