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Noun. June 25, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Unoccupied, usually unusable or fallow land. Derogatively and dismissively, a person without identity, a nobody.

Mispronunciation of 'Pembroke', as in Lord Pembroke, who stated that land belonging to no one would belong to the government.

Usage

He is a Porambokku fellow. Has been jobless for years and simply sits on the train platform and eats polly mango the whole day.
Added 2011-06-23 by Dishoom Dishoom

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

porki