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Left Indyan shores many moons ago,but what to do, I am like this only.

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love handle

\Love handle\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Spare tyre; wad of fat around the waist

Usage

Ha ha I think Giri holds on to Latha's love handles when the bus jerks and he loses his balance.
Added 2014-01-20 by OptionalEgstra

Style poochi

\Stuyle poochiee\
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Definition

Nattily dressed young Miss in 1970s Bangalore

Usage

Look ya, there goes Maria in her palazzo pants and clogs, what a style poochi!
Added 2013-04-15 by OptionalEgstra

Jaam session

\Jaaaam sayshun\
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Definition

Mallu pronunciation of jam session

Usage

Mr Cherian in chemistry class at FAPS:

Will naat open text book, will naat steddy, will go to Jaam session, I am going to tell Mr Allen to call your parents I say

Added 2013-03-25 by OptionalEgstra

Root

Malayalam

Region

Kerala

Lady doctor

\laydee doctor\
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Definition

Female gynaecologist

Usage

Pushpa has period pains, do you know a good lady doctor?
Added 2013-02-10 by OptionalEgstra

Root

Tamil

Region

All India
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Sign spotted on western express highway, Mumbai, warning drivers that alcohol testing is on!

Usage

Better just take one small peg, saala those cops will have drink driving on yaar...
Added 2013-02-08 by OptionalEgstra

pait puja

\payt puja\
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Definition

worshipping the stomach by offering it food i.e. feeding the tummy, stuffing the face!

Usage

Seeta: OMG she is having spare tyre already, wonly 18 years
Geeta: Becoz she is always doing pait puja yaar
Added 2013-02-07 by OptionalEgstra

shiver raman

\shiveraman as in the tamil name 'shivaraman'\
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Definition

play on the name 'shiva raman'

Usage

menopausal Maama shivering in jogging bottoms, super thin tee shirt and Hawaai chappals inYinglish winter about to turn up the heating, spotted by menopausal Maami who has just turned down the heating:

Aiyoh, stop being a shiver raman and put on sweater, socks and kullai and leave the thermostat alone, it is going to break!

Added 2013-02-07 by OptionalEgstra

Root

Tamil

Region

All India

Related Terms

tambrahm

shakulatu

\Shaa-koo-laetu as in chocolate\
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Definition

PYT - aka pretty young thing

Usage

Dai, venki, that padma my neighbour girl ra she was standing in city bus terminus and, two bledy buggers shouted, oi shakulatu, bartiya
Added 2013-01-24 by OptionalEgstra

ammatai

\Ammah-taai\
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Definition

beggar woman, poor thing, often used as a bogey(wo)man to scare young 'uns

Usage

Raju, kanno, if you don't have food quickly quickly, the ammatai will come and eat off your food
Added 2013-01-24 by OptionalEgstra

Root

Kannada

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buddhi ke ball
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Definition

self-evident; I told you so

Usage

I told you no not to eat on the road side vadai bonda and all, now how many times running to tailet? Food speaking for itself I say
Added 2013-01-24 by OptionalEgstra

Root

Tamil

Related Terms

tambrahm