Home » English words » Page 9

TagEnglish words

hulidap

hulidap  n.— «Hulidap, a combination of Filipino and English words huli (apprehend) and hold-up, is done through a fake arrest in which a supposed suspect is nabbed for drug or any other criminal charge. The arresting police personnel...

evergreen

evergreen  n.— «So which English words new to Czech have a shot at becoming evergreen, as the Czechs say?» —“Shouldn’t we speak the queen’s Czech?” by Matt Reynolds Prague Post (Czech Republic) Mar. 31, 2005...

Yuma

Yuma n. In Cuba, a nickname for the United States. Editorial Note: In Spanish, the word is used with the definite article: La Yuma. Etymological Note: The etymological information in the 1996 cite and last 2004 cite is unverified. Another claim that...