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Lie Maami

\la-e maa-me\
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Definition

Commonly used by the non tamil speaking population in densely tamil speaking areas and words like "maami" unintentionally part of their vocabulary. It literally means "mother-in-law" or can also be used to refer to an "aunt". "lie-maami" is hence the terms often used to refer to anyone who is suspected for telling a lie.

Usage

Poorvi : Hey ya boja, what did you do today?
Boja : Nothing re. Just chillin' at home
Poorvi: Ehhh lie-maani. I saw you ordering masala chai one by two in Majestic. Dont lie to my face ok.
Added 2014-05-07 by sakku

Root

Tamil

Related Terms

liar, Maami, Lying with

Definition 2 of 2

Lie Maami

\la-e maa-me\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Commonly used by the non tamil speaking population in densely tamil speaking areas and words like "maami" unintentionally now become part of their vocabulary. "Maami" literally means "mother-in-law" or can also be used to refer to an "aunt". "lie-maami" is hence the terms often used to refer to anyone who is suspected for telling a lie.

Usage

Poorvi : Hey ya boja, what did you do today?
Boja : Nothing re. Just chillin' at home.
Poorvi: Ehhh lie-maami! I saw you ordering masala chai one by two in Majestic. Dont lie to my face ok!
Added 2014-04-28 by sakku

Root

Tamil

Related Terms

liar, Maami