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dovvu

\dove-ooh!\
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Definition

1. romantic interest, sometimes bordering on romantic aspiration, and rarely even to a romantic delusion

Also presents potential use as a verb, by the standard verbing operation which results in dovving. Extensions to other parts of speech include dovvable, etc.

2. pejorative term to describe an empty boast or an unsubstantianted wild claim. Similar in spirit (but not in flesh!) to olu or burde

Usage

1a. "Guru, dont gurraisu sheetal okay... she's MY dovvu"
1b. "Nimmajji, dont say anything about sonam kapoor okay! She's my original dovvu"

2. "Man, that guy claimed to know deepika padukone... full dovvu dude!"

Added 2012-03-27 by samosa simha

Root

Kannada

Region

South India

Related Terms

pakkada mane dovvu, olu, burde

Terms referencing this

dove, pakkada mane dove