The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

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Definition

1. Small peg. 30 ml or an ounce of any alcoholic drink.

2. ITC goldflake filter 72mm long cigarettes, small contrasts with king

Usage

Hey Raju, isn't this the 6th time you are having the last 'small' of the night?
Added 2011-10-17 by I love Dtool

Root

English

Region

Bangalore

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

chintu, Littttel, cutting

Definition 2 of 2

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Definition

If a mallu invites you to a "small" (done with a charecteristic gesture of the fingers and a knowing nod), it is a congenial invite to join him or her for a drink.

Usage

Joseph kutty: "Okke da..aiyyam going omme, woiff will be waiting for me with food."
Mathai: "Eda..how can u jest go like that? Join me for a small. Mariakutty has made some excellent beef fry as well."
Added 2011-08-12 by Kochu kalli

Root

English

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

Kallu, Toddy, thanni session