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Definition

A police constable's baton.

Usage

He brandished his lathi in self defence
Added 2011-08-05 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

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Lathi Charge

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Lathi Charge
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Definition

Justified police onslaught on trouble makers using their batons as weapons of attack.

Usage

The galatta led to a lathi charge by the cops.
Added 2011-08-05 by Christine

Root

Multiple

Region

All India

Related Terms

Lathi

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Quit India Movement, Lathi

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Chhota mota

\choe-tah moe-tah\
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Adjective. September 25, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Adjective to describe small things.

Usage

"I will not deal with these chhota mota issues!"
Added 2011-08-05 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

All India
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Adjective.
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Definition

like; around; kind of; approximately; in the manner of...

Usage

"I will be there at 4:30 types"
Added 2011-08-02 by Christine

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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Onetype, Vibes

Lagau

\la-ga-oh\
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Definition

To do in a rather definitive way.

Usage

"Come on lagau some masala. That will make the story more interesting"
Added 2011-08-02 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO
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Noun.
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Definition

A partner arranged for marriage

Usage

"We are looking for a good alliance for our daughter"
Added 2011-08-02 by Christine

Chutti

\choo-tti\
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Verb.
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Definition

Holiday

Usage

"I am going on chutti for a few days"
Added 2011-08-02 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO

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Suth
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Noun.
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Definition

A Tamil Brahmin girl

Usage

I walked down Marina Beach and saw beautiful pappathis sporting their silk pavadais
Added 2011-07-24 by Christine

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamilnadu

Categories

People
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Noun.
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Definition

One who escapes work.

Usage

My khansama is a kaam chor and does not make any dish properly.
Added 2011-07-15 by Christine
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Adjective.
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Definition

A sudden fall. Onomatopoeic.

Usage

She went dhabbuck
Added 2011-07-15 by Christine

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

WALTO

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dhak dhak