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meter mele

\meter mey-ley\
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Definition

extra charge demanded by bangalore auto drivers. Literally means "over what the meter shows". Usually followed by how much its expected to be over.

Usage

Jaggesh: TG halli bartheera?
Auto Shankar: Meter mele 20 rupees kodtheera?
Jaggesh: wokay, banni.

@TG Halli:
Jaggesh literally keeps Rs.20 in the meter

Added 2012-02-22 by SolpaAdjustMaadi

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka

Categories

Transportation

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