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Mobile Orchestra

\awr-kuh-struh\
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Definition

A group of performers on various musical instruments, including stringed instruments , drums, and cymbals, for playing popular film music at weddings and other functions.A mobile orchestra has the musicians on the flat bed of a mini truck garishly decorated that moves along in the baarat or similar procession.

Usage

Ashok to Lalith: They have organised Chamundi Mobile Orchestra to play at Hemant's wedding.
Added 2012-12-08 by Cyanide

Root

English

Region

Karnataka

Related Terms

baarat, Function, Brass Band

Tell and go

\Tell and go\
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Definition

All over India it is considered proper form to "tell and go".Every language has the same phrase for it for example in Hindi- "Bhol Ke Jaana" or in Kannada" Hael bit Hoogu"

Usage

What time are you leaving home? Tell and go.
Added 2012-11-09 by Cyanide

Root

Kannada

Region

All India

Raining today

\Raining today\
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Definition

Very unusual occurance

Usage

That Gopa bought me by two coffee today. No wonder it is raining today.
Added 2012-11-06 by Cyanide

Root

English

Region

All India

breaking head

\breaking head\
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Definition

Unworthy effort, unachievable task

Usage

Ramesh to Sridhar: Why are you simply breaking head? You will never pass in Maths exam.
Added 2012-07-27 by Cyanide

Root

Kannada

Region

Bangalore

Guide book

\guide book\
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Noun.
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Definition

Books that are published by unknown authors to help students prepare for every subject of exam and "competitive" entrance exams with expected questions, suggested answers etc. Usually costlier than text books and a gold mine for publishers.

Usage

Somu: Board Exams are next month. I will buy all subjects guide books and read.

Added 2012-07-21 by Cyanide

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

xerox notes, O.P. Sinhal

mood off

\mood off\
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Definition

Feeling low or off colour

Usage

Arvind to Prakash: Why are you so glum today? Whats up man?

Prakash: Full mood off da. Had a fight with my girl friend. She is not taking my cell call.

Added 2012-07-17 by Cyanide

Root

English

Region

Bangalore

Related Terms

feeling low, Off colour

Polson butter

\Polson Butter\
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Verb.
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Definition

Act of Maskafying

Usage

In the days before Amul butter was available Polson' Butter was the well known brand. The act of sucking up to someone was called Polson Butter
Added 2012-05-30 by Cyanide

Root

Unknown

Region

All India

Related Terms

Maskafy

Terms referencing this

Ice-pottufy

Dowry death

\Dowry death\
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Definition

Dowry is the money paid by a bride's parents to the groom at the time of marriage. Due to the perceived inadequacy of the "groom price" women and their families are constantly harassed by the husband and his family for more. This often results in the bride committing suicide or being murdered in several ingenious ways by the groom/his family.

Usage

Police Inspector to constable: Dowry death.Arrest husband and his parents.
Added 2012-04-25 by Cyanide

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Stove burst death

Terms referencing this

Maruti car

ice pice

\Ice Pice\
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Noun.
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Definition

The original game is called " I spy" meaning I spy you!

Usage

When you spot someone who is hiding you yell out " I spy" or Ice pice
Added 2012-03-22 by Cyanide

Root

Multiple

Region

All India

Categories

Sports & Games

Related Terms

ice boys

Terms referencing this

Vish Amrit, AULI, Statue !!
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Loose Talk

\Loose Talk\
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Noun.
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Definition

Talking behind a person's back or talking without application of mind

Usage

CM Santosh Gowda said he was disturbed by the loose talk of former CM Mr Yelaneerappa
Added 2012-01-23 by Cyanide

Root

Multiple

Region

All India