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
Nausea. A feeling like one is about to throw up.
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.