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Definition 1 of 4

chom

\Chh-om\
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A crass north indian delhi type bugger in Bangalore wanting the apartments and the malls and such type areas along with the whole Dilli experience. Loud, expects Hindi to be the mother tongue in the city he/she lives in. Comes from "Chapati Oriented Man."

Usage

Chom: Oye saale dekkhe nahi chal nakta?
Bangalore maamu: Go home, Chom!
Added 2011-12-06 by Oh Pinne

Root

Kannada

Region

Bangalore

Categories

People

Related Terms

Northies, bhaiya, Punjabification

Terms referencing this

Sidey, ooru-sutthufying, Punjabi, ghaati, Maddu

Definition 2 of 4

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Abbreviation. May 26, 2012, Word of the Day
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CHapatti Oriented Man. Engineering college slang for North Indian. Supposed to be deeply insulting, but few people actually know the term. Being rapidly popularised in Bangalore.

Usage

"Eh button up your shirt man, what are you, a bliddy CHOM?"
Added 2011-07-03 by Minkey Chief

Root

English

Region

South India

Related Terms

Northie

Terms referencing this

Sidey, ooru-sutthufying, Punjabi, ghaati, Maddu

Definition 3 of 4

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Simpleton. paavum. in reference to being innocent or ignorant.

alternately variation can be. chommu chomeshwar

Usage

That boy is such a chom, i gave him signal and he didn't do anything only. cche!! timewaste
Added 2011-07-07 by ravio84

Root

Kannada

Region

South India

Related Terms

chommu, paavum

Terms referencing this

Sidey, ooru-sutthufying, Punjabi, ghaati, Maddu

Definition 4 of 4

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Common Heartland of Our Motherland.

What people in Bangalore and elsewhere call someone from the Cow Belt / Hindi Belt. A Northie.

Usage

"Ayyo! I can't take any more of this chom music."

CHOM: "Abey yaar. Madrasi languages sound like badabadabadabada."

Added 2011-08-12 by Vaidhyan

Root

English

Region

South India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Amit, Northie

Terms referencing this

Sidey, ooru-sutthufying, Punjabi, ghaati, Maddu