The Caribbean Dictionary

A fried batter made from a mix of flour, saltfish, onions, peppers and other spices
Ovoid green fruit that grows in bunches on trees up to 30m high. The fruit typically ripen during the summer. The fruit is related to...
Second person plural pronoun; You plural.
A lead character in folk tales. He is depicted as a trickster and cultural hero. He is based largely on the spider gods of African...
Folk tale with the trickster Ananci as the lead character.
The police or other law enforcement agencies and their members.
A disrespectful reply. Usually from a child to a parent or teacher.
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.
One who is nosy. One who minds the business of others.
Firecrackers. Small explosive devices used for noise-making.
A white ashy appearance around the mouth and lips often considered to be a sign of hunger.
Totally confused
To be full with food.
bugga bwoy
A homosexual male.
bugga man
A homosexual male.
A homosexual male.
bulla man
A homosexual male.
To have sexual intercourse
Slingshot. A projectile launching weapon made from a Y-shaped branch or piece of wood and elastic material. They are commonly used to...
A marijuana cigarette
A clay or wooden pipe used for smoking ganja or hashish
A sucking noise made with the tongue pressed against the teeth used to express annoyance, frustration, or contempt.
To poke, stick or stab
To be afraid, to be a coward.
An insulting gesture where one person catches the eyes or gaze of another then turns her eyes and gaze away in an exaggerated motion
Nail Polish
Machete. A large flat bladed knife used for agricultural and utilitarian purposes. It is often the weapon of choice for violent...
Cannot; Not able to do.