The Caribbean Dictionary


We - first person plural
We - first person plural
Everyone - second person plural
A condiment made from fruit (often mango), vinegar, peppers, salt and mustard oil
Paternal grandfather; Father's father.
Paternal grandmother; i.e father's mother.


To ask
Second person plural pronoun; You plural.
Aloe vera. Valued for use in herbal medicine, as a purgative or washout, and for cosmetic and skin care purposes.


It. Refers to a thing previously mentioned or known.
Person of indigenous South American ancestry.
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.
apple banana
A banana variety known for small sweet fruit.
Second person plural pronoun; You plural.
Any oppressive or corrupt system or regime.
Any incident or time marked by drama, scandal, confusion or conflict.
A disrespectful reply. Usually from a child to a parent or teacher.
Deep rural or country
Ghost or spirit of a dead person or animal
An insulting gesture where one person catches the eyes or gaze of another then turns her eyes and gaze away in an exaggerated motion
Morning sickness.
bag juice
Commercially produced drinks or juice packaged in plastic bags.


Boy - a young male
Brother - a male sibling
A bully. One who intimidates or abuses.
A fried bread typically made from baking powder leavened dough.