The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

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An imported worker, usually from a South Asian country brought in to work on unimportant IT projects.

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Raj: Srini seems to be doing well working at that Investment Bank.

Ram: Nah man! He is just a code-coolie there.

Added 2015-01-22 by Hellsangel

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English

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All India

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A native Hindi speaker of India who believes Hindi is the national language of India, when in fact no national language exists for India. A Hindian believes all Indians, irrespective of their native language must learn to speak Hindi.

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That guy Satya is such a Hindian. He believes all South Indians speak Hindi.
Added 2014-07-01 by Hellsangel

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English

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All India

Related Terms

Hindie, Hindi Chini bhai bhai

vambu

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Gossip. Also anglicized as a verb to vambing.

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Hey thambi! All that talk about Priya is vambu, man!
Added 2014-07-01 by Hellsangel

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Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

Gupshup, Eating my head