The Caribbean Dictionary

lickrish
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Adjective
Gluttonous, greedy
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Adjective
The propensity to greedily eat anything, without discrimination or regard for the source or origin of the food, the present location, or the nature of the food itself.
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Kes Sep 02, 2015
"Lickrish" is also commonly used in Guyana, same meaning. Please add our flag. :)
Jamaica Dec 19, 2015
I heard the word lickrish for the first today and thought it meant licky lucky and it was confirmed here
Tricia H Dec 19, 2015
I heard the word lickrish for the first today and thought it meant licky lucky and it was confirmed here
ALICE BENT. Jan 18, 2016
Should me an image of Lickrish. Very small red and black seed.grow wild on a vine in Jamaica
N. Lawrence Jun 16, 2017
You dun know defection of lickrish overrides a greedy person oh yeah ^_^
M goody Oct 30, 2017
Scraven, hungry belly,
Roots Jul 23, 2019
Also used in Grenada to define a greedy person. Mouth on ground
Ravenous or greedy Aug 22, 2021
Used as a common saying in Trinidad to describe someone with an insatiable appetite
Hgf Oct 27, 2021
Batam belly
Casey Nov 18, 2021
This is a vital step towards achieving Marryshaw’s (Grenada 150 years ago) vision of “One Caribbean” and Gonsalves’ (St. Vincent & Grenadines) “Caribbean Civilization”. Writing our own dictionary is a pre/ corequisite to writing our own history.
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