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Boils down to a few nosy neighbors and extended family who have a deep interest in all aspects of your life. This 'society' also takes it upon itself to pronounce judgements on your character.

Usage

Amma: Mole. Enough is enough..please be marrying that boy! it has been fyye years!! we have approved of him.. what more you want?!
Mol: After honeymoon, what point in marrage, ma? we are planning on live-in.
Amma (anguish): Aing! liuwwinnoo?? endamme!...what I will esplain to society? ....
and WHEN YOU WENT FOR HONNEYMOON?!!!
Added 2011-09-15 by Kochu kalli

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Pub kulcher, western

Terms referencing this

Block, Ghar-ghar, cantonment, Quarters

Definition 2 of 2

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A non-profit body formed by residents of apartments developed by the same promoter to take care of common interests like security, etc.

Usage

This is not fair, haan? The president gets his clothes ironed by the society watchman. And uparse does bhashanbaji about how honest he is.
Added 2011-09-14 by Bimawala