Ah Substitute for "I"
Allyuh All of you people
Ax Ask
Aye-yah-yie An expression of anticipation or pain, etc.

Bacchanal Scandal, heavy quarreling, big party, confusion
Back chat Insolent response, especially from a child to an adult
Bad eye(cut-eye) A look of anger, especially when looking from the corner of the eye
Ba-John A bully or a really tough customer
Bamsee The rear end, what you sit on
Bam-se Lambe Rather attractive bamsee
Bol'face A pushy person, unreasonably demanding
Broughtupsy Showing that a person was properly brought up, decorum
Buh wait nah But wait a minute

Cheups(Steups) A noise made by sucking your teeth
Chinkee Very tiny portions of anything
Chupid Stupid
Chupidee A foolish person
Coki-eye Cross-eyed
Commesse Confusion associoated with arguments, gossip and slander
Cuff Hitting someone or something with a clenched fist
Cyah Can't

Da is yu? Is that you?
Dan-dan Any sharp looking outfit
Dat good for yuh Serves you right
Dotish Silly, stupid, foolish and dumb
Dougla Mixture of East Indians and African parentage
Drevait(dree-vay) Wayward person who likes to "knock about"

Eh What did you say?
Eh-eh No, no way, oh no
Eh-heh Oh really? I understand. Yes
En'less Plenty
Ent? Is that not so?

Fall out To stop speaking with someone or to terminate a friendship
Faddah Father
Fete a party
Flim Film
Founkie Foul-smelling, stink odour
Fuh troot? is that true?

Goin'orf Someone who appears to be going out of their mind
Gun talk Fighting words, to threaten verbally
Gyul Girl

Harden Disobedient
Hototo A very large amount of anything

fuh mih mout' I could say anything I want

In ting To be involved in current activity

Jeez-an-ages Used for any reason where an outburst is appropriate
Jook To stab at anything
Jumbie Ghost
Jus'now In a little while
Jus'so? Just like that?
Jus'so Out of the blue

Ketch Catch
Klim Any brand of powdered milk

Lef dat Leave that
Leh Let
Leh go Let go
Leh we Let us
Lick dong To accidentally hit someone or something
Licks A beating, physical punishment
Like t'ing To be somewhat mischievous
Lil'bit In small ortions
Lime When a small group of people engage in a sometimes pre-arranged activity
Long eye A person who is envious of the possessions of others
Look nuh! An expression of annoyance

Maco A person who minds other people's business; To spy on
Macocious A person having the trait of a maco
Maga Very thin, skinny
Mamaguy To make fun of
Mama Yo! Expression denoting shock and surprise
Matter Fix Everything is well organized
Mih han' slip An expression used when too much of an ingredient is used
Mooma Mother
Mout'er A boaster
Much up To pamper, to butter up

Nah No
Nastiness An expression of disgust applied to a good-for-nothing person
Never see come see Someone who has recently been exposed to something new and who overdoes it to ridiculous proportions
Ning ning Tired eyes
Now fuh now Instantly
Nowherian A person who does not have any fixed place of abode

Obzokee Awkward in appearance, anything bent or twisted ou of shape
Oh geed! An expression used when an offensive smell arises,
OH gosh!-
Oh gorm man!-
Oh shimps man!- These are all expressions denoting shock, surprise, indignation
Ol' talk Idle chatter, social chit-chat
One set ah A lot of anything
Own-way Stubborn person

Pallet Frozen lolly
Papa yo! Exclamation of surprise
Pesh Money
Pissin' tail A person of no class or importance
Planasse To hit someone continuously with the flat part of a cutlass
Playin' social Someone who pretends to be of a higher social strata than they are
Pong Pound
Po-po Very small child, baby
Prim-prim Disgustingly proper and formal

Quenk An irritating person
Qualey Withered, dried up

Raff To grab suddenly
Ragadang Broken down
Ram-cram Packed to capacity
Rumfle Ruffled or wrinkled

Saga boy/girl Flashy dresser, dandy
Shades Sunglasses
Shif' yuh carcass Move over, get going
Shub Shove, move or cast aside
Skinnin' yuh teet' Grinning
Skin up yuh nose To turn up one's nose at anything
Sometimeish Moody
Strims Shrimps
Sweetie Any confectionary
Swell up yuh face To look angry, to pout

Tabanca The forlorn feeling one gets when a love affair is over
Tanty Aunt
Tight Intoxicated, drunk, stoned
T'ing Thing
To besides Besides which
Too-tool-bay A confused state,in a daze, also head over heels in love
Tot tots Female breasts

Vampin' An offensive smell
Vaps To suddenly behave excitedly or in a strange manner

Wajang A roudy, uncouth person
Warap A very weak mixture
Well yes! An expression of disbelief
Whappen? What's the matter with you?
Wha-happenin' dey? What's happening
Whey Where
Whey yuh say? What did you say

Yampee Mucus, found in the corner of the eye
You an' all? You too?
You so People like you
Yuh faddah head An expression of annoyance
Yuh faddah is a glassmaker? You are blocking my view.

Yuh look fuh dat It's your own fault
Yuh makin' joke! You can't be serious!


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