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slack-jaw

slack-jaw  n.— «That little prelude of pidgin Shakespeare has surely shooed the slack-jaws to the comics pages, so now let’s howl with indignation, you and me, at the horror of summer reality TV.» —“Real losers!” by...

shaka

shaka  n.— «They speak pidgin English by choice and eagerly flash the “shaka sign” (thumb and little finger up) as a symbol of their Hawaiian coolness.» —“The quiet side of Big Island is just one of many...

switching spit

switching spit  n.— «This distinctive hybrid of sound has the ability to dazzle spectators with their “switching spit” lingo (rapping in English, French, Twi and Pidgin) while commanding the credibility from the hip-hop elite...

lose mark

lose mark  v. phr.— «You’re going to lose respect if you lower yourself to serve. You’re going to “lose mark,” as the local pidgin idiom expresses it!» —“Servant leadership” by Tapualiki Samasoni in White...

youthtard

youthtard  n.— «After any action they would talk loudly amongst themselves in some youthtard pidgin based on syllables crafted with a defined lack of parenting, upbringing or consideration.» —“Effing Teenagers!!!” by Josh...

ha la

ha la  n.— «ha la—alexis p. and linda y.—boston, ma—1993—an expression for surprise. hawaiian pidgin for oh my gosh or no way! me: my cell phone bill was $200 this month. them: ha laaaa!» —“i want to have a word with...