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Adjective.
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Definition

A particular type of finish on denims that would produce white spots, stripes or other bizzare patterns on blue jeans. Was quite a rage in the early 90s. Technical details on the used of the acid etc were trade secrets, thus no information is available.

Usage

Retromani: Amma, where are my acid wash jeans? I have to go to the party!!
Amma: Whatever happened to the classic blue Levis?
Retromani: Amma, you want me to get slippers thrown at me wearing classic blue Levis? Acid wash is the current fashion and I'm going to be singing Karma Chameleon on stage!
Added 2012-10-18 by sykil

Root

English

Region

India

Related Terms

baggy pants

Terms referencing this

stone wash
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Verb. November 25, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Word signifying last minute journey undertaken to resolve a matter of great national importance. Usually reserved for manisters and big bijnessmen. Most commonly seen in banner headlines of newpapers.

Usage

Pranab Mukherjee airdashes to Lucknow to resolve UPA leadership crisis.
Added 2012-08-05 by Paanini

Root

English

Region

National

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antiji

\Ann-Tee-Jii\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Means Aunty.
Vernacular pronunciation of the word "Aunty" heard in MP, with the added "respectful" suffix of "Ji".

Usage

Autowala: Arre Auntiji, Westside tak ka 50 rs hota hai....
Lady: Kaha se? Ullu samjha hai? 30 rs le aur nikal.....
Added 2011-12-13 by Lingo Bingo

Root

Hindi

Categories

People

Related Terms

Auntie, Aunty
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Phrase. December 26, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Telugu version of "You wish" or "Ya right" . Used when someone asks you to do something preposterous for them.

Usage

Prasad: Ay ramu, pass the remote da.
Vamsi : Aasa dosa apaddam vadaa.
Prasad: Paah, stop being such a gult re .
Added 2011-11-15 by cwondom mechanics

Root

Telugu

Related Terms

Gultish, Gulti, Gult
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Noun.
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Definition

Specific to the Southern Railways food vendors that plied the passengers with an unending stream of "eatables" from the time the train "left" until it "reached" The final item was the "ASSOTTACAE". A brown box filled with the most billious green and pink "Assorted Cakes"

Usage

Assottocae.... ASSottacae...... in a steadily rising pitch and tempo until his breath ran out at ASSOTTAAAAACAAAAAE!
Added 2011-09-02 by rum1proof

ACDC

\ay-see-dee-see\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Swings both ways

Usage

He's pukka ACDC, men.
Added 2011-07-27 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

English

Region

All India

Terms referencing this

oos, geela