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Adjective. July 30, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Arrogance. Usually said in a whisper, as one uncle tells another uncle about another uncle's arrogance.

Usage

Local Person: Saar, headweight for him, too much gaanchalli.
ABCD: Yes, yes he does show too much chool, doesn't he?
Local Person: You are learning lots of slangs saar, must be reading Samosapedia, very good saar.
Added 2011-07-10 by engfrood

Root

Kannada

Region

South India

Terms referencing this

jaada

Definition 2 of 3

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Pride, snobbery, high degree of self-esteem (often unfounded).

Usage in Kerala.

Usage

"So? What if he has got a kiney? Why so much headweight? Kiney only, no? Not Harley!"

"She has too much headweight nowadays. Walking around with that Dubai scent and all."

Added 2011-10-17 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

Kerala

Terms referencing this

jaada

Definition 3 of 3

Definition

Proud, Too much gold, Makes better dosa, Ties a better lungi, Cooks up a better meen curry, Dubai returned better than the rest. Origin: from kerala for sure.

Usage

Started most definitely by some of my relatives whilst talking about other relatives. 'she's thinging she's proudy like yenthing. So much headweight!'
Added 2012-10-27 by Sungeedha

Root

Malayalam

Region

Kerala

Terms referencing this

jaada