The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

Angilam_Valarattum

10 words 0 videos & images

A genuine lover of all things English.

Joined

2011-08-10

Words

10

Videos and Images

0

Following

0

Followers

0

Leaderboard

Not ranked

6 2
Verb.
0

Definition

Why are you having that (strange) look?

Usage

Versatile. Can be served hot, cold, frozen or plain dirty! As in lewd,innocent, angry, mournful whatever. The other end of the looku is a receptive human.The notion of gathering a quantity of looku, disembodying it and "launching" it from the eyes is the highest that metaphyics has reached in fusion language.

Added 2011-12-17 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Terms referencing this

Looking London, Talking Tokyo
4 1
Noun.
0

Definition

dummy bullet

Usage

It's all just talk, maan! The guy is chumma talking dime-a-dozen trying to impress. Actually a big vethu vettu!
Added 2011-12-07 by Angilam_Valarattum
1 3
Noun.
0

Definition

Son of a ...

This neat euphemism avoids all criticisms of vulgarity without sacrificing the real value of innuendo about the target's ancestry. Tamil : paya=(useless) male; pille=son Use it in refined company.

Usage

"Who wants to have anything to do with that paya pille? "
Added 2011-12-06 by Angilam_Valarattum
4 1
Noun.
0

Definition

a bribe

Usage

I don't think so those fellows will give you your death certificate without giving them 'something'. Undertsand? Don't undertsand! Ayyo, mamool ,saar, mamool!
Added 2011-12-06 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

Unknown

Related Terms

Tips, biscuit, Baksheesh

Terms referencing this

lancha
+ 1 more definition. SEE ALL
4 2
Noun.
0

Definition

Superior Material/Product

Usage

200 rupees for 30 milli? What is that osthi sarakku?
Added 2011-12-06 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Categories

Money & Business

Related Terms

Paisa vasool, cheap and best

Terms referencing this

laddu(lord) labak das

Definition

Avoid choosing between who and whom when using the word through. Literally, "who's *through?*" Used to demand who an intermediary is.

Usage

I want to file a complaint against my stupid boss. Kis ke through karna hai?
Added 2011-12-06 by Angilam_Valarattum

ud bee

\would be\
5 0
Noun.
0

Definition

fiance or fiancee

Usage

Hullo!.... No saar, she is not at home presently. She has gone out with her ud bee!..... Yes, yes I will surely tell her that her ex called...No menshun!
Added 2011-12-05 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

Unknown

Region

All India

Related Terms

would-be
7 1
Exclamation.
0

Definition

Tamglish at its very best, building affectionate linguistic bridges. How much more briefly can you say " Is that OK with you?"

Usage

Ille macha, can't bunk from office at that time. Can get out by 4.00. OKva?
Added 2011-12-05 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

OKya?

Terms referencing this

ok-va
1 3
Phrase.
0

Definition

Spoken usually by politicians who mess up thoroughly but who use glue stronger than Fevicol to stick to their gaddis.

Usage

No question of my resigning just because a few murder charges against me have been proved.
Added 2011-12-05 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Question does not arise
3 1
Adverb.
0

Definition

with a lot of emotion

Usage

feelinga paadraan!( He really puts in a lot of emotion in his singing!)
Added 2011-12-05 by Angilam_Valarattum

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu