The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

Definition 1 of 3

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Definition

Generic phrase for South Indian breakfast, which is in some sense the most important meal of the day as it is used as the basis of all greetings in the first half of the day aka. "Had tiffin?"

Usage

(Greeting) "Good morning sir, had tiffin?"
Added 2011-06-22 by mainmacha

Root

English

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

tiffin-box

Terms referencing this

Picnic spot, tumbler, roti, eversilver, Uppit, continental, dabba, SKC

Definition 2 of 3

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slang for 'making out' or getting to base 1 with a chick

Usage

what da machan, u had tiffin with her a?
Added 2011-07-09 by Guindy Giri

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

sight-adi, putting kai

Terms referencing this

Picnic spot, tumbler, roti, eversilver, Uppit, continental, dabba, SKC

Definition 3 of 3

tiffin

\teefin\
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a metal or plastic box containing south indian snack or food carried by office workers and executives to their workplace to be consumed in the company of co-workers during lunch hours.

Usage

Have you not brought your tiffin today ?
Added 2011-08-10 by pareekji

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

dabba, lunch box

Terms referencing this

Picnic spot, tumbler, roti, eversilver, Uppit, continental, dabba, SKC