The Caribbean Dictionary


Are; Is
To taunt by sticking out one's tongue.
A condiment made from fruit (often mango), vinegar, peppers, salt and mustard oil
Otaheite apple; Pear shaped fruit with red skin and white flesh. Typically, they contain a single large seed. However, they may...
A round fruit about the size of a tennis ball. It has a glossy leathery skin that is either green, purple, or some combination of the...
A small round berry about 3/4 inches in diameter. The fruit is green and turns yellow as it ripens. Ripe fruit may occasionally...
A round flat bread made from grated cassava which has been repeatedly pressed to remove the juice. For meal preparation, slices are...
A desert snack made by shelling dry corn, parching it in a hot pot and then pounding it in a wooden mortar and sifting it until it is...
A form of savings where a group of people pay an agreed sum of money on a periodic basis (usually monthly) and each period one member...
Second person plural pronoun; You plural.
An expression of shock and disgust.
An extremely potent overproof rum with a fearsome reputation. It is sold under-the-counter (illegally) and usually available during...
The police or other law enforcement agencies and their members.
Fish dried and salted for preservation. The fish is usually the Atlantic or Pacific cod, however, pollock and haddock are sometimes...
Previously. In the past.
To move backwards; To reverse
A Barbadian - a native of the island nation of Barbados.
Ghost or spirit of a dead person or animal
batty bwoy
A homosexual male.
batty man
A homosexual male.
A condition causing the testicles to appear severely swollen. This condition is often the result of a type of hernia.
Belizean $100 banknote.
Idiot or simpleton; A stupid person
An informal title used for greeting among male friends.
Nosy. Inquisitive. Showing excessive curiosity about the affairs of others.


Penis, or testicles
An act that is meant to be deceitful; trickery false.scam
A homosexual male.