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HilariousGlory

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Purloiner of all things with a gleam in their eye.

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Mirror

\Mirror only, what else\
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Exclamation. February 5, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

A brahmastra in name-calling, which results in all names called reverting to the name-caller. A much pithier version of the very popular retort same to you. Resorted to during name-calling sessions when one has run out of both animals and bad words.

Usage

Sita: You are a donkey, monkey, goose, gander, pig!
Gita: (with exceeding calm) Mirror.
Sita: (gasps in horror).
Added 2012-04-24 by HilariousGlory

Root

English

Region

All India

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Phrase.
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Definition

Indignant exclamation employed by students across the country when faced with tough question in an exam.

Also employable as excuse when underprepared and at risk of receiving a thrashing from parents when they see report card.

Usage

Amma: Dei, how was maths exam?
Payyan: 30 marks out of syllabus, amma! But I answered all questions, did not leave anything.
Amma: Appada, at least they will give marks for attempting.
Added 2011-10-18 by HilariousGlory

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

SSLC failed, mugpot

sorry poori kuppathottilorry

\saari poori kuppathottilaari (sing song tone is essential. like goodmorningmaam)\
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Phrase.
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Literally: sorry / flattened, circular, fried dough / garbage truck. Somehow, it rhymes.

An effective way to ridicule and sneer at an apology. Normally used by children. But will work when used on unsuspecting adults also.

Usage

Lata: Ei Asha, sorry I lost your new rubber-pencil.
Asha: Sorry poori kuppathottilorry! I'll tell to maam, wait!
Added 2011-10-18 by HilariousGlory

simply don't say

\simmmply don't say. The 'm' has to be exaggerated and uttered on a rising note. simmMMply. Yes, you nearly had it there. Look coy and try again.\
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Exclamation.
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Definition

Denial. Intended to convey modesty (usually the false variety). Normally used by coy young things when responding to flattery.

Usage

Mithun: My lau, you look so beautiful in this new dress.
Divya: Simply don't say. I know this colour doesn't suit me at all. I am only wearing because Dolly aunty gave it.
Added 2011-10-18 by HilariousGlory

Root

Multiple

Region

All India

Related Terms

simbly, Shy is coming

Terms referencing this

simp simply

Definition

Used as a disclaimer, in situations where one's meaning or intention is even mildly in danger of being misunderstood or misinterpreted. Likely to have come from a direct Tamil translation of the word 'take'.

Usage

Sistrreyy, please don't mistake but your dupatta is sweeping the college ground.
Added 2011-10-18 by HilariousGlory
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Noun.
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Used to describe the potential of a course of study to offer you jobs afterwards.

Usage

Oh, he got only 76% in Maths? Must be all those video games. Put him in a computer animation course, it has lot of scope, it seems. And he can combine work with pleasure. Heh heh.
Added 2011-09-25 by HilariousGlory

Root

English

Region

All India

Terms referencing this

adumko, Scope raja, peter, Bhav
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Definition

Used as a disclaimer, in situations where one's meaning or intention is even mildly in danger of being misunderstood or misinterpreted. Likely to have come from a direct Tamil translation of the word 'take'.

Usage

Sister, please don't mistake but your dupatta is sweeping the college ground.
Added 2011-09-25 by HilariousGlory

Root

English

Region

Tamil Nadu

Terms referencing this

Locha

Labak labak

\Ejjactly as written\
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Exclamation.
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Definition

Preferred sound of appreciation to make while thulping severe saapaad anywhere.

Also refers to act of gobbling.

Usage

How you downed off that mosranna, labak labak! Didn't leave anything for me also!
Added 2011-09-12 by HilariousGlory

Root

Multiple

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

Saapad, Oota, Mosranna, Meals Ready

Terms referencing this

Xerox, naughty indian aunty, MMS, hawas, damar!
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Blade

\blay-aid\
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Adjective. February 6, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Like having your throat cut slowly with a rusted 7 o'clock Ejtec. Used widely to refer to anything that causes a combination of boredom and pain.

Usage

Suresh: Machan, you watched off Black aa?
Ramesh: Yeah, machan, what a blade movie it was!
Added 2011-09-12 by HilariousGlory

Root

English

Region

All India

Terms referencing this

leave gas, kedi, Mokka, jaali, Bakwas bandh kar
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