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Noun. April 26, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

India's first and only self proclaimed raggamuffin. An Indian-Brit reggae dancehall toaster who mixed bhangra and a few panju lyrics into his party tracks, he catapulted to sudden popularity amongst high schoolers and college youth in the mid-1990's in India.

If you have not smoothed the way to putting some early kai by gyrating to "Boom-shak-a-lak" at a house party before the slow dance music kicked in to seal the deal, then it's sad to say you've wasted your days as a eng bai or eng gerl...

More virginities were lost during one legen...(one sec da)...dary Apache Indian concert than an entire year's worth of load shedding, guaranteed!

Usage

Chintu (innocently): "Mummeee, Saturday is Apache Indian concert. All my friends are going. I'll buy my tickets today only no?"

Mummy (sternly): "You'll do no such thing! Who is going? Boys and girls mixed aa?"

Chintu (brusquely): "Er... thatandall idunno... class mates are going. Please no!"

Mummy (relenting): "Hmm. Ok, you tell those boys to come here, we will drop you there... must be RSI grounds no... and then you come out after two hours, we'll be waiting there for you. Ok, raja?"

Chintu: (faints)... (murmuring in a dream)... "Hema... baby... Mmmm... wind your bodieee... wriggle your bellieee... dip and go down 'pon de new styleeee..."

{a sharp tight slap jolts him awake}

Mummy: "I don't know who Hema is but it better be Malini! And you can forget about this stupid appachee fellow. You'll be doing your sums. Board exams are coming. Paati is visiting. And evening is rahu kaalam this Saturday anyway..."

Added 2012-07-14 by Studmuffin

Root

English

Region

Global

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Remo Fernandes

Videos and Images

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Noun.
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Definition

the common man, you, me, us, voters, non-voters, husbands, wives, homosexuals, lesbians, etc..

Usage

Soma: After hearing about porngate and what Anna ji is trying to do for the country, I'm very convinced that the aam junta can make a difference if we want to.

Roma: aam what? Oh! Yes, I love mangoes! By the way, did you vote yesterday in the elections?

Soma: err... hmmm...

Added 2012-02-09 by sykil

Root

Hindi

Region

india

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Anna, porngate, aam aadmi
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January 20, 2014, Word of the Day
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Definition

A phrase in Hindi meaning “the general public," now widely used in the English language media, including of the print variety.

Usage

Is it reasonable to claim that the aam janta expects movies to provide nothing more than escapist fare?
Added 2011-09-16 by oldathai

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Related Terms

aam aadmi, Junta

Terms referencing this

khichdi, aam aadmi

Definition

Self explanatory in normal usage.
Current usage applies to anything that pertains to time of the parents of Gen Y.

Usage

pee_mmm to his son Shubhankar: You spend all your time playing FIFA on X-Box. You know, you actually need to go out and play. When I was your age, I played sports regularly and...
Shubhankar (interrupting pee_mmm): Dad, dude, whatever, I am not interested in ancient history.
Added 2011-08-31 by pee_mmm

Root

English

Related Terms

whatever, Gen Y

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champ

Definition

well brought up completely domesticated woman who will not leave the 4 walls of her house... one might gently wonder if this is not the ideal daughter-in-law, rare to find these days?

Usage

namma meenakshikutty ponnu swabhavam eppudi ?

(How's Meenakshikutty...?)

nalla adakavom,odhokavum veedoda vashaloda ullaval...alojichalo namma Arvindukku ??

(Nice adakavom,odhokavum veedoda vashaloda ullaval -- match for Arvind?)

Added 2011-08-11 by kalludimangan

atockmatik

\atok-matic\
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Adjective.
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Definition

local way of saying Automatic. much easier no? made popular in the early 80s when watches went from winding to atokmatic kwartz.

Usage

Sheela's father (her husband) got gold atokmatik HMT watch because he completed 25 years of service. So nice no? When he comes home today, special is waiting for him!
Added 2011-07-16 by sykil

Root

English

Region

Bangalore

Categories

WALTO

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HMT
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Phrase. January 23, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Every Indian newspaper uses these three words in every article about robbery or theft - the "culprits" are always "nabbed" while "absconding" with untold quantities of valuables.

Usage

I woke up today and was shocked to read the headlines in Deccan Herald that said "Absconding Culprits Nabbed" because the culprits in question were none other than the puskee payasam boys.
Added 2011-06-28 by Choothsayer