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Definition

A command to be quiet. A conflation of "chup" meaning quiet in Hindi, and "re", which is a polite form of "dai".

Usage

"As I was saying, the full import of Tagore's post-colonial ouvre has-"
"Ai chuppray!"
"I beg your pardon?"
"I'll belt you if you don't shaddap. Chup!"
Added 2011-07-03 by Minkey Chief

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

dai, poda dai

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