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Verb.
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Definition

Mad-mugging.
Gang-slang for giving a hard stare challengingly as if you are ready for a fight.

Usage

Yeno?! Ninnamman! Guraaystheeyaa?
(What?!, Fuck your mom man! Giving me the look like you are up to it?)
Added 2011-10-17 by I love Dtool
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March 18, 2012, Word of the Day
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People of Nepali origin from the Gorkha district and so famous for their martial skills and courage that a British general once declared - "If you say you are not afraid of dying , you are either a Gurkha or lying"

The Gurkha regiment has been one of the most illustrious army units right from the days of the British East India Army..

Most people unfortunately associate the term only with the Chowkedar at the gate or the guy who walks around at night shouting Jaagte Raho

Usage

Andy: Engle , there was a big robbery in Velu's house last night
Engle: Kanjoos fellow, this is what happens if you do not pay the Gurkha every month
Added 2011-09-23 by Side Character

Root

Nepali

Region

All India

Categories

People

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Watchman
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Definition

Generic term for night watchman in southern India, Tamil Nadu in particular. Apparently derived from “Gorkha”, today’s goorkhas who wander the streets of small towns and big cities, keep our life and limb safe through long nights are no more from Nepal than I am the Empress of China.

Usage

"This goorkha fellow is just a waster, I say. I am going to bang him today. Can you imagine, last night, when I was coming back from the late show, he was fast asleep on the iron-wallah's push cart."
Added 2011-09-07 by oldathai

Root

Nepali

Region

Tamil Nadu

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Fire, bang
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Definition

the noun foram means money for chai-paani. the verb form is the act of tipping sarkari officials to do their job.

Usage

I need an encumberance certificate and this clark wants 500 bucks to issue it! What a crook I say! Why should I grease that bugger? I'm complaining to his boss! Oh no! Now the boss also wants some grease!! Anna, where are you?!
Added 2011-08-23 by sykil

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business,

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Chai, Gorement
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Noun.
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Definition

Watchman. Actually, a person of Nepali origin from a certain tribe many of whom worked in security services, but often used to refer to any watchman.

Usage

Mrs A: Arre gorkha! Kidhar hai?
Watchman: Here madam.
Added 2011-07-15 by itsacharade

Root

Multiple

Categories

People

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Hut Hut Whosider? Funderfo!, bagadur, chowkidar