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Definition

A term used mostly by south indians to indicate that "rest" should be taken.

Usage

Let us take rest Mr. Iyer. 18 hours of Algebra can be exhausting.
Added 2011-11-28 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

South India

Related Terms

Sleep is coming

Terms referencing this

bed rest

Definition

A threat used by many a desi parent to get their children to quiet down, not realizing of course that the exorcist was not actually the name of the demon/monster in the movie, but the guy who got rid of it

Usage

Dad: Be quiet and sleep or the exorcist will come and get you
Internet savyy 5-year old (thinking): better the exorcist under my bed rather than that nasty demon
Added 2011-09-30 by Side Character

Root

English

Region

All India