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Refers to any variety of hairy caterpillars, particularly in abundance after the monsoons. Believed to cause itching should one touch it. Recommended treatment (as preferred by leading aunties in India) is to rub the affected area with a blanket to get the spines out. Also called kambol keed in Konkani, which is the literal translation of the term.

Usage

Aunty, blanket worms are hanging from the trees!
You come inside, Danny will put fire for them.
Added 2012-11-05 by priloza
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The remaining minutes available on your phone service. Applies only to pre-paid services.

Usage

Mirchi & Goli are fulltoo zipping down the highway. Behind them, Phirkee holds down Little Raju.

Mirchi: Chal, phone kar usko! (Call him.) 3 khokha boll!

Goli fumbles with his phone.

They slow down as they get to a toll booth.

Mirchi pays the cash.

Goli dials.

Goli: Shit, balance nahi hai, re! (Shit, no balance on my phone.)

Phirki gives Goli a sharp tapli.

Momentarily, all three goondas are distracted.

Little Raju goes for the door and escapes, screaming.

Added 2011-08-20 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business

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Definition

to lose one's temper, an excessive display of anger

Usage

Lata: Nitin met appa.
Meena: And?
Lata: And nothing. He got bajaaoed. Nitin told him what he is drawing. And my appa totally blew his top.
Added 2011-08-19 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India
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Definition

Bastard in Kannada.

Usage

Arun: May I place my hand on your thigh and discuss acting, literature and Naipaul at the same time ... please.
Girl 1 : I am only 4 years old
Arun: I was talking to your mother.
Mother: Boli maga
Arun: Please.
Girl 1: Boli maga
Added 2011-07-02 by porkipaya

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka

Categories

Very Bad Words

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