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Bombaywala

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Contributor of typical Bombay Hinglish lingo... most of it made popular by Bollywood

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Kaan patti

\kaan patti\
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Literal meaning: To hit on someone's ear with the intention to harm.

Usage

Jigar: Popat-seth, divali contribution
Popat: Oye, patli gali se nikal nahi to kaan patti doonga
Added 2011-08-19 by Bombaywala

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Bombay

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

khanbhairi, Kolt

chaman chindi

\Chaman chindi\
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In typical Bombay lingo, someone who is a miser. Not to be confused with Chaman that has a different meaning.

Usage

Jigar: Popat-seth, contribution for divali
Popat: Arre bhai, patli gali se nikal. Divali par dimag ka dahi mat kar.
Jigar: Seth, ekdum chaman chindi ho.
Added 2011-08-19 by Bombaywala

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Bombay

Categories

Money & Business

Related Terms

Kanjoos Makkhichoos, chaman

patli gali

\Patleee Gali se\
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Street lingo indicating a threat and an option to withdraw at the same time.

Usage

Jigar: Popat-bhai, D-bhai has asked for regular hafta.
Popat: Oye, patli gali se nikal le. Popat bhai has been elected as a MLA and does not need to pay D-bhai his hafta.
Added 2011-08-19 by Bombaywala

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Bombay

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hafta

Terms referencing this

kalti

hafta

\Hafta\
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Definition

A regular payment made to a gangster in order to keep law & order under control.

Usage

Jigar: Popat-seth, D-Bhai has sent me to collect hafta
Popat: Oye, patli gali se nikal le. D-bhai ko bolna ki Popat-seth has been elected a MLA.
Added 2011-08-19 by Bombaywala

Root

Bambaiya

Region

North India

Categories

Money & Business

Related Terms

Koli Fayaz

Terms referencing this

patli gali

dimag ka dahi

\Deemaag ka daahi\
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Definition

This is street lingo to depict a situation when someone is eating head (sar khaa raha hai) to such an extreme that the mind shuts down.

Usage

Popat: Arre babu, dimag ka dahi mat kar, kal exam ki padai karni hai.

(Arrey Babu, don't do any dimag ka dahi on me... I have an exam tomorrow to study for).

Added 2011-08-19 by Bombaywala