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jalapeño

jalapeño
 n.— «Jon was a “jalapeño”, half white (Hauli, the slang for “White” in Hawaii) half Filipino.» —“I see Ghosts in my house” by pax industria /dev/null May 23, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Tsinoy

Tsinoy  n.— «Of late, there has been the coinage of this term “tsinoy,” purportedly to mean Chinese-Filipino.» —“Greetings in the Lunar New Year” by Linda Grace Cariño Sun Star (Baguio City...

cariño-brutal

cariño-brutal  adj.— «The study also cited “carino-brutal,” a Filipino Spanish term that literally means “caring-brutal” a term that some Filipinos justify violence against children as a way of disciplining, a sign...

swardspeak

swardspeak n. a cant spoken by Filipino gay and transvestite men. Editorial Note: Swardspeak is a mix of Tagalog (Pilipino), Spanish, English, and other languages spoken in the Philippines and dates back to at least as early as the 1970s. Swardspeak...

swardspeak

swardspeak  n.— «Set in the slums of Barangay Verona, Manila where the jologs culture thrives, the production takes a totally fresh look at the romance of the star-crossed lovers and their warring households, dressed in the latest ukay...

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...