The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

The region "North India " has 4 entries

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Definition

A term used in the 80's and 90's to describe a DUI situation (Dancing under intoxication).
Disco time usually meant a fun time with the opposite sex (accompanied with catchy music and alcohol)

Usage

Middle aged mother to teenage daughter: When I was your age,I had my fun too but I was very traditional. For you, every night is disco time. Good girls from good homes don't do like this. Do you get me?
Added 2011-10-05 by Behenjigaga

Root

English

Terms referencing this

record dance
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Definition

Dalla means pimp.

Quintessentially a dark guy in his mid thirties.Wears loose fitting shirts and equally mismatched faded pants.A loose fitting watch and a silver plated loose fitting bracelet in his left hand.A tight fitting holy saffron thread is tied on his right hand.Chewed scented tobacco between the gums of his premolars and inner wall of his lower lips.

Has a Nokia 1100 and a pocket diary with picture of a bare breasted western model leaning against a coconut tree on its cover page.A womanly figure at his 7 o'clock stares at you....

Usage

You approach the womanly figure

You:Tera dalla Kidar hai?(where is your pimp?)
*dalla looks at you and gives a suggestive smile

Added 2011-07-21 by Fraaandshipper

Root

Hindi

Region

North India
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Definition

literally means a lid. Also, used in reference to a dimwit or an idiot.

Usage

Calvin *excitedly*: Last night, aliens from Zorg landed in my room to extract information about earthlings from me as a part of their sinister plan to invade the planet .I battled valiantly against all their evil attempts…….

Susie: *muttering under breath* once a dhakkan, always a dhakkan.

Added 2011-07-07 by Yummacchi

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Related Terms

gube, porki, guggu, chhapri

Terms referencing this

gopher, Champak
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Definition

Stick in arse. Please note it does not mean 'up your arse' but 'in your arse', which is a way of saying life is screwing you.

Usage

"How were your exams yaar?" "Yaar I don't know if I'll pass. It was full gaand me danda." *Note- Please google the song "Gannd mein danda aka GMD" by Bodhitree to get a complete understanding of the phrase.
Added 2011-06-27 by Styloo