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jilpa

\jil-pa\
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Definition

(show) jilpa

to boast or big-up yourself in conversation (esp) to impress the opposite sex talking about random topics, appearing pseudo-intellectual or overly gregarious

see also peela adi-kar-thu (or kat-ira-thu)

Usage

Mani was showing jilpa when he noticed that his davu Anu was looking across the room at Ramesh.
Added 2012-02-29 by Silly Billy

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Terms referencing this

peela