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LG

\L G\
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Noun.
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Definition

LG Hing or Perungaayam in South; would definitely be one of the earliest branded Asafoetida; to invade Indian Kitchens; even before microwaves, refrigerators from another LG started coming in.
LG Heeng adds the zing to all Indian cookery and comes in solid form (katti) which needs to be diluted with water and used and also in powder form. May cause flatulation if used in excess... LG Stands for Laljee Ghodu...

Usage

Tarla Dalal: And finally add some Heeng to the Tadka...(adding it from an LG dabba)
Added 2012-08-31 by Akkila Urasawa

Root

English

Region

India

Related Terms

asafoetida

LSS

\LSS \
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Abbreviation.
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Definition

An abbreviation marked under Bus route boards which states that the Bus is LSS; i.e Limited Stop Service...So beware where you wish to get down, the bus may just surge past the stop which you intend to get down at...

Usage

Aravinth: Machaan, Bus da... 54K
Mogan: Mama, LSS da, wont stop at Gopalakrishna Theatre
Aravinth: oh, lets wait for white board..
Added 2012-08-29 by Akkila Urasawa
2 0
Adjective.
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Definition

Malayali variation of "lucky".

Usage

Gerly (bursting with excitement): any news about your kolage admission?
finu: sho, no di, tension only for me! I applied everywhere like you, but till now, no news from anyone! What about you?
Gerly (can't contain excitement any longer): aiyo, don't worry! Jest you vait and see...by the way, I got offer letter from Send-dheresa's today!
finu (grinding teeth): oh, you are soooo lecky! ya!
Added 2012-05-17 by puttu-kutty

Root

English

Region

Kerala

Related Terms

kolage, send-dheresa's

lagao

\lug-ow\
4 0
Verb.
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Definition

"To lagao" is a verb that is added to a Hindi or Marathi word in a conversation in english. it is a translation device.

Usage

Ganesh: Really, I saw Sachin score five hundred runs in Gully Cricket.
Mangesh: Don't go on lagoing dhaaps like that. (Dhaap is the Marathi word for a lie; in short, don't lie!)
Added 2011-12-22 by IndianInCowboyCountry

Root

Bambaiya

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Terms referencing this

Marofying, Maraoing

LS

\L S\
3 3
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Definition

LS, simbly put, is Low Society. Something or someone who's below your 'mid-upper middle class' standard of living.

Usage

Tina exclaims, "Ew look at her Bata chappals!"
Gina (strutting in her Crocs) replies, "Thats so LS!"
Added 2011-12-15 by pinglewood

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

L-board
11 1
Verb.
0

Definition

When the parents of a twenty-something-year-old girl are 'looking', you can safely assume that they aren't looking for a lost key or a credit card. The word is music to the ears of any parent with a twenty-something boy.

An alliance.

Usage

"We are looking for Harini."
"Oh, she's lost?"
"Hahaha. Orrey comedy!"
Added 2011-11-07 by TNagarTornado

Root

English

Region

South India

Terms referencing this

see the fun
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9 0
Noun.
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Definition

A facial structure that might define a particular ethnicity or character trait. Used casually to imply a stereotype.

Usage

"She's Mallu? No, no! Doesnt have a Kerala look... More Punjoo or something?"

"Mirchi look she has. Will she give?." (She has a hot-chilly look. Will she give?)

Added 2011-10-02 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

face cut

Terms referencing this

see the fun
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8 0
Exclamation.
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Definition

In gujarati it means doing some mistake, small one usually.

Usage

Arrey sab planning barabar hai na.. udhar jaake locha nahi maarne ka

(Is everything planned properly, don't do any mistake after going there)

Added 2011-09-28 by Hotchutney
4 0
Adjective.
0

Definition

An undefined quantity.

Usually applied to edibles that are not branded. Foodgrains, for example, packaged by Brand X are available in denominations of 100 gm, 250 gm, 500 gm, 1 kg, etc.

But a local supplier might make the same product available in the marketplace in "loose" quantities. You can walk in and buy whatever amount suits you, and pay based on its price according to weight.

Usage

"Do you have the bigger box of Planter's Honey Roasted Almonds?"

"No, all same box, sir. I have loose if you want."

Added 2011-09-23 by GoodCumbany
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4 2
Verb.
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Definition

To take a pee is also called" to take a leak"

Usage

Suman was in a rush as he was in a great hurry to take a leak. He finally found a wall and drew the map of India on it.
Added 2011-09-07 by Impolitika

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

sussu

loose

\loose\
4 2
Adjective.
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Definition

it is used to describe a person who is acting stupid, dim-witted &/or idiotic in a friendly manner

Usage

A: Antha Albert sathyama loose aitan macha (That Albert has really become loose)
B: En da maapi? (Why da maapi?)
A: Cool ana item saapta hair fall kammi agum nu ella sapadum fridge la eduthu vechathuku apram than sapdran. (Thinking that eating cool items will reduce hair fall, he is eating everything after refrigerating it)
Added 2011-09-03 by Chellakili

Root

Tamil

Region

All India

Related Terms

Nimhans
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lyk

\like\
4 0
Verb.
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Definition

The new age spelling of the word like used incessantly by persons wanting to appear super-cool and with it. Used liberally on the text messages (SMS) and Facebook status messages and comments.

Usage

Girl's Status Message (stts msg) on Facebook FB : gud mrng frnds
Boy's Comment on this message (msg): gud mrng swthrt (sweetheart)! i superlyk ur msg. r u cmng 2 skul 2day? i thot bout u lst nyt...
Added 2011-09-02 by pee_mmm

Root

English

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

skul, thot, mrng, gud, FB, stts msg

Terms referencing this

like
5 0
Verb.
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Definition

(1) Used as a conjunctive in bimbo/himbo speak and this word forms a major chunk of their vocabulary. Made famous in India by Aishwarya Rai in the movie Dhoom2.
(2) Facebook term to indicate the popularity of a status message put up by a Facebook user.

Usage

(1) I am,like, totally you know interested in Pramath, but you know, like when I went to him, he, like looked blankly at me and was like, excuse me, do I know you?
(2) As a rule of thumb, if a similar statement is put up by a girl and a guy as a status message on the Facebook, the likes on the girls status are ten times than the likes on the guys message.
Added 2011-09-01 by pee_mmm

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

lyk, Dhoom2, Aishwarya Rai, himbo, bimbo

LKG

\L- K- G\
9 1
Noun. October 4, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Lower kinder garten. Usually children start there schooling from LKG and then UKG before moving onto first standard.

Usage

Seema:- Meenu which class is your Monu studying?
Meenu:- Monu is only two and a half years old. He has just got admitted in LKG.
Added 2011-08-28 by Dr. Rebel

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

Shame shame puppy shame

Terms referencing this

UKG

Less

\lessss\
8 1
Adjective.
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Definition

Sugarless coffee or tea or whatever you may wish to have unsweetened in hotels and kapi shops of Bangalore.

Usage

You, in a hotel to the waiter: "3 strong coffees, one sugarless."
Waiter to the barista (shouts loudly): "Moor kapi ond 'lessuu'"
(Three coffees, one of them 'Less')
Added 2011-08-20 by I love Dtool

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

Categories

Food and Drink

lugai

\lu-ga-ee\
20 1
Noun.
0

Definition

coming from the hinterlands of delhi,haryana,punjab & western UP this means woman often a married one but can be generic of all adult ladice.

Usage

he has gone to meet his lugai.
Added 2011-08-11 by al khujli

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Related Terms

Ladki, laundiya, ladice

Lukha!

\Lookha!\
4 0
Adjective.
0

Definition

Useless vegabound...basically someone who has nothing to do and is aimless.

Usage

Used as: This man is a complete Lukha!
Added 2011-08-10 by Velu Velaram

Root

Hindi

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Vela, Bekaar

Lagau

\la-ga-oh\
2 0
Verb.
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Definition

To do in a rather definitive way.

Usage

"Come on lagau some masala. That will make the story more interesting"
Added 2011-08-02 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO
1 1
Noun.
0

Definition

One Hundred Thousand rupees. Comes from the Pali or Prakrit "lakkha" which may have had a gambling significance, but which came to mean one hundred thousand. In English usage, you can add an 's' to pluralize it, but sometimes that is not necessary.

Usage

Raj is getting paid 10 lakhs a year.

The going price for that kind of work is 5 lakh rupees, so that fellow is ripping you off.

Added 2011-07-13 by Annaguru

Root

Multiple

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Crore, Crorepathi

Terms referencing this

Aanna
3 1
Adjective.
0

Definition

Not virtuous. This word is used to describe a woman with "loose morals".

Usage

South Bangalorean 1: I hear that cantonment girls and nice and loose macha. Lets go take idli and then go to mounts to meet some loose chicks.
South Bangalorean two: Tighten your belt first macha, your pants are almost falling off.
Added 2011-07-10 by porkipaya
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LOC

2 1
Abbreviation.
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Definition

The term LOC (Line of Control) is a term given to the military control line between the Indian and Pakistani controlled parts of Jammu and Kashmir. This line does not constitute a legally recognized international boundary but is the de facto border maintained in most part by India.

Usage

Pakistani bird: This LOC is where?
Indian bird: I have no idea.
Added 2011-07-08 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

???????

Terms referencing this

Friendly fire
6 1
Phrase.
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Definition

When someone says "Lagi Hui Hai", he means he is in a situation.

Usage

Raju: Why are you so dull dude?
Ramu: Dude, "Meri lagi hui hai!"
Raju: Why, what's the issue?
Ramu: too much pressure maama.
Added 2011-07-07 by Victor Guerra
3 0
Adjective.
0

Definition

at a loose end.

Usage

Teen1: I'm lukha today. Let's go to Bandstand.
Teen2: Hahn good timepass.
Added 2011-07-07 by itsacharade

Categories

WALTO
5 0
Noun.
0

Definition

Anglo Indian slang for diahorrea or loose motion

Usage

Alfred had the loosies and had to bolt into the bushes near the Catholic club lest he make a permanent mark in Marks Ambassador.
Added 2011-07-05 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

delhi belly, Loose motion

Terms referencing this

attendance, roaring rectum, baydhee