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Desification of the phrase, "I mean". A confluence of "matlub" (means "meaning" in Hindi) and like, often employed when one attempts to explain oneself better, or as a filler when one is unsure of what to say next. Probably an invention of desi techie boys in Silicon Valley, or a by-product of desis watching too much Star TV.

Usage

Mr Barodia: Beta what do you do?
Manish: I am in my father's business. Minns-like...we supply copper wire. Minns like...I had estudied engineering in US, but now I am doing copper wire business.
Added 2011-07-07 by vysh.doss

Root

Hindi

Region

north india

Related Terms

it simms

Terms referencing this

minns, ethi, I'm seeing