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Involved and damaged in an accident - usually applies to vehicles that have been "dented" in an accident.

Usage

"For Sale - 2007 Amby Mk 999 with rare working speedometer and audible horn. Vehicle has never been accidented"
Added 2011-09-24 by Rotus

Root

English

Region

North India

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Car pooja
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The act of sprucing oneself up without actually taking a bath

Usage

Mother: Arrey Mohan - how did you get ready so quickly?
Mohan: Dry Clean
Mother: One tightslap I will give you!
Added 2011-08-19 by Rotus

Root

English

Region

All India

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Bucket Bath
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Used to describe something that is awesome, great, superlative or out of the ordinary in a good way. Can also be used as a phrase.

Usage

Ram: There's a killer Chinese Restaurant that's opened up in Khan Market!
Sam: Arrey you Kaddu I know about it already. Went there only yesterday, na?

Simi: Look at my new hair-do yaar!
Vimi: Killer!

Added 2011-08-19 by Rotus

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Sakkath, superhit muqabla

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Khara Zehr
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Noun. June 7, 2014, Word of the Day
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A cheat sheet taken surreptiously into an examination hall. Could also be notes hurriedly scribbled on various parts of the human anatomy

Usage

Mohan: I got a zero in the History examination
Sohan: Why didn't you use a pharra?
Mohan: I did - but my notes were from the wrong book
Added 2011-08-19 by Rotus

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

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Tuitions, Invigilator
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Usually placed at the end of matrimonial advertisments to convey that applicant is willing to consider a partner belonging to any caste. The flip side is that if an advert does not contain this phrase then caste **is** a bar

Usage

"Wanted - a homely fair convent-educated girl for healthy 4 foot 11 inch boy about to get accepted in Permanent job. Boy is an Innocent Divorcee but issue-less. Caste no bar."
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Catch-all term to describe someone who is not a Bond or a Daadh - typically this person may be dumb, or socially inept or a wallflower.

Usage

Preeti: What do you think about Ramesh - they say he is a US return engineer with a permanent job?

Manju; Arrey he is such a kaddu yaar - would not even look me in the eye when I blushed at him


Preeti: Maybe he is Looking London Talking Tokyo ?

Added 2011-08-18 by Rotus

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

People

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gube
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Adverb.
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Communication by "word of mouth" as opposed to "in writing"

Usage

Bank Clerk (to his Manager): Saar when will upgradation of our system be done?

Bank Manager: I will intimate you orally

Added 2011-08-18 by Rotus