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Noun. January 31, 2012, Word of the Day
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A 250cc two-stroke single motorcycle of Czech origin and 1974 vintage, but manufactured in India by Ideal Jawa until 1996.

Yezdi riders are stereotypically long-haired, heavy metal-loving boys from Cox Town, Richmond Town and other Westernised, but not overly posh, sections of Bangalore.

Usage

"Look at that frikken hippy, Rajesh. I bet he rides a Yezdi."
Added 2011-07-03 by Minkey Chief

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Brand name for a popular type of 250 cc motorbike that used to be common in India during the 1980s. It had a distinct engine beat.

Usage

Divya to Vidya:
"Who is that roadside romeo who passes by on that blue Yezdi every morning when we are at the bus stand?"

Vidya
"I think he likes Sheila, who has never even noticed him"

Added 2011-08-27 by Impolitika