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Gulti is a slang used to denote a Telugu person. It originated a few years ago as Telugus started swarming in the US on F-1 visas.
It can be used as a noun or an adjective as it may indicate a person or act as a descriptive word too.
Gulti, although referred to as Telugu said in reverse, doesn't actually sound that.
In reference to same, in a US university full of Indians, people not belonging to Andhra Pradesh can be called Non-Gultis.
Over time, "Gulti" was started to be used to denote certain habits and life-styles practiced by Telugu people. However, it should be noted that it is not used as a foul-word.

Usage

All my room-mates are Gultis.
Vamsi is probably the most popular Gulti name.
Look at that mess; you have such a gulti lifestyle.
Added 2011-07-05 by kedar9

Root

Telugu

Categories

People

Related Terms

gult

Terms referencing this

aasa dosa, Gultish, randi, ghaati, Maddu

Definition 2 of 2

Gulti

\Gul (as in gul-abi) - ti (tea)\
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Originally the word 'Telegu' backwards, 'Gulti' is now used to refer to locals of Andhra Pradesh in a derogatory manner, and is now widely considered as short for 'gaand ulti' (suggesting that the locals have buttock-like faces and eat from their anus instead)

'Gulti' has originated from the much overrated engineering hostel culture

Usage

Mohit: Behenchodh, Maths portion ho gaya?
Rahul: Gandu, do I look like a gulti to you? I have been watching HIMYM the whole day.
Added 2011-12-21 by Logonathan

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

People

Terms referencing this

aasa dosa, Gultish, randi, ghaati, Maddu

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I don't know about derogatory, people use it all the time nowadays

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