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Like any good Tam, the only thing I'm concerned about is: But does it look NICE?

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By God

\By-God\
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Exclamation.
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Definition

Same as God promise.

Usage

By God mein bata raha hoon ke woh ladki ne mere ko kiss kiya tha!! Baar-baar!!

(B God, I'm telling you that girl kissed me! Again and again!)

Added 2012-01-13 by Butdoesitlooknice?

eversilver

\eversilver. Or yeversilver\
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Noun.
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Definition

Stainless steel vessels, beloved of Tambrams

Usage

We wonly use yeversilver.
Added 2011-09-02 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

English

Region

Tamil Nadu

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

tambrahm, tiffin, tiffin-box

Missedcall

\missed call, but said as one word\
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Noun.
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Definition

Only in India has Missedcall become an official way to communicate via mobile phones. Usually to save your money, and make the other bugger spend his by having to call you back.

Usage

Boss, ek missedcall maar dene ka
Added 2011-08-29 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

English

Region

Pan-India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Misscall

Terms referencing this

Please pick my call, MTNL, Give a ring

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Back Door Entry

\As in English - back door entry\
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Phrase.
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Definition

Getting where you want or what you want by using your "contacts" - ie, jumping the queue because you Know Someone.

Usage

Usko back door entry se Medical College mein seat mil gaya.
Added 2011-08-29 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

backside

Terms referencing this

Back of you

Issues

\ish-shoos\
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Noun.
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Definition

Widely used to mean 'children'

Usage

So you got married 5 years ago? How many issues you are having?
Added 2011-08-29 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

issue

sober

\so-ber\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Modest; used to describe someone who looks slightly underwhelming. Of course, while it is undesirable to look like you've just come from a thanni session, to call someone sober is to damn them with faint praise.

Usage

Ladki bahut sober lagti hai ("The girl looks very sober.")
Added 2011-08-01 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Dath vagera

\dath (as in dash)-vag-era\
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Phrase. August 11, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Death and all that; literally, it's like saying "Death, etc."

"Vagera" means "and all that other stuff" in Hindi. By adding it to death, one is being vague about the other stuff. It may include cremation and mourning, or even disputes over property.

Usage

Mere uncle ka dath vagera ho gaya ("My uncle died, etc.").
Added 2011-08-01 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Related Terms

heartfail, Died on the spot

Enthu Cutlet

\en-thoo-cut-let\
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Exclamation.
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Definition

being over-enthu

Usage

Yaar if it wasn't for that enthu cutlet Murthy we would be goofing off having a beer instead of doing this damn PPT for the boss.
Added 2011-07-31 by Butdoesitlooknice?
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revert

\re-vert\
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Verb.
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Definition

Respond. Note the distinct use of this word; "to revert to an email" is to reply to it, not to turn it back to its previous state.

Usage

Kindly revert. Or better still, kindly revert back.
Added 2011-07-29 by Butdoesitlooknice?

heartfail

\hart-fale\
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Verb.
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Definition

To be struck down in astonishment by. Also to have a heart attack.

Usage

Bygod us ladki ke skirt ko dekh ke mera heart fail ho gaya (By God, after looking at the girl's shirt, I had a heart fail).
Added 2011-07-29 by Butdoesitlooknice?

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO

Terms referencing this

Ramdev Baba, Dath vagera