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Amreeka

\aam-ree-ka\
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Noun. July 4, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

America in the Indian accent. Sometimes used by Indians with the deliberate mispronounciation in a nudge-nudge wink-wink sense, since NRIs are such a phenomenon.

Usage

Boy's parents to girl's parents: You know our son just returned from Amreeka.
Girls Parents: Oho. He's having H1B or GC?
Boy's parents to girl's parents: He's having Lexus.
Added 2011-07-12 by Puliodhar Mix

Root

English

Region

India

Categories

Places

Related Terms

foren-returned, US return
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