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Dinchak Bulbul

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A rowdy-sheeter turned legit.

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Adjective. October 26, 2013, Word of the Day
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Half-murder: An unsuccessful attempt at murder; largely used by the local rowdy elements to indicate a near-death encounter or a severe physical bashing.

Usage

Loose Mada: What happened to your hand, Macha? Why plaster?
Mental Manja: Macha, what to say! that Koli Fayaz spotted me in Kalasipalyam last week and he and his goonda boys thulped me.. almost like half-murder da, macha :(
Added 2011-07-08 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

India

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Mulder
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Co-sister: Husband's brother's wife

Usage

At the wedding, both the co-sisters wore matching pattu saris.
Added 2011-07-08 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

South India

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Co-brother
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Embrass: actually meaning 'embarass', but changed to suit the digga sensibility of enunciation.

Usage

When that rascal Johnie called out my name outside my house, I got so embrassed, I died only!
Added 2011-07-08 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

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finance
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Court-bird: someone who has several legal cases in a Court; litigious person

Usage

Since his wife left him, Thambuchetty has become a Court-bird, filing one case after another against her, in revenge. Paapa!
Added 2011-07-08 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

India

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false case
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Brother: Friend/ pal

Usage

Yen Brother? Yen samachara? Did you watch the cricket match y'day? India was thulping West Indies!
Added 2011-07-08 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

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Yaar, Mam, macha
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Phrase. November 15, 2012, Word of the Day
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Tirupati Naama: refers to the religious symbol on the forehead of Lord Venkateshwara of Tirupati's devotees.

Has now come to colloquially mean 'cheated' or 'defrauded' or having the woll pulled over one's eyes!

Usage

That Sundar believed his chathri co-brother Murthy and gave him fifty thousand rupees as a loan. Now, that Murthy has only given Sundar one big Tirupati Naama!
Added 2011-07-08 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka

Categories

WALTO

PDA

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Public Display of Affection; excessive hugging/kissing/holding hands by a romantically involved couple.

Usage

I feel yuck when I see my parents indulge in PDA! They are MY parents and they are so old!
Added 2011-07-07 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

India

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Chipko

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Puppy, Openly, Chipko
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Chipko: transliterates to 'to stick to' or 'to hug'.

Now used to describe lau kapal indulging in excessive public petting/ show of affection

Usage

Arvind and Rita are such a chipko kapal, it makes me want to puke!
Added 2011-07-07 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

Hindi

Region

India

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PDA

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PDA
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Raddhi: Scrap newspaper; rubbish; junk

Usage

English Teacher: Rangasamy, your answer paper is hopeless Saar! Even if you sell it as Raddhi, you won't get a naya paise!
Added 2011-07-07 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

Hindi

Region

India

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bottle paper man
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Noun. August 6, 2011, Word of the Day
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Petromax: Mistress, concubine, 'keep', 'the other woman'

Originates from a paraffin lamp brand 'Petromax' which was used widely in the sub-continent in case of power failure. Has now come to symbolise a man's extra-marital paramour after a much used line in a Kannada Film, courtesy Ananth Nag (who is incidentally late Shankar Nag's brother)

Usage

Sudha: I saw Anil with Preeti in Garuda Mall for the late night movie. Surprising that Anil's wife Sumati was not there!

Kamakshi: Arre, don't you know? Preeti is Anil's petromax. If Sumati knew, she'd make chutney of Preeti and Anil!

Added 2011-07-07 by Dinchak Bulbul

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

Related Terms

Chinna Veedu, Stepney

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