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argie: to argue
back-back: to go in reverse (Pronounced wewoise) in a car
biggety: anything bold, brassy, and boastful
big up: Pregnant
boonggy: rear end or hind quarter ; considered a national word
break: without money (broke)
bright: light complexion
buck up: to crash, as in car
bungy: alternative pronouncement to boonggy
bust-up: badly drunk or intoxicated
calm head: smooth hair in a female
camolly: lump, or bruise
conch: large mollusk; considered to be an aphrodesiac; national food
cowboy: to take an abbreviated bath, without getting in the bath.
cut hip: to give a beating
dead: used as an adjective to intenisfy anything ("dead" ugly)
duff: boiled, fruit-filled dough; a national desert, much loved,with a rum flavored sauce
fast: describes someone who steals, or cannot mind their own business
general: form of address from man to man
gin up: to screw up, mismanage
high: bad smell
hurt: to put a hex on
jam up: to crowd
leg short: arrived too late
long out: to pout
lover: generic name for all Haitian males
low fence: someone that is easy to take advantage of
mashup: smash up a car in an accident
muggage up: to beat up
picky head: short, thin hair pucketery: in a jam, or quandary
purge: to vent rage
quarm: to walk in an affected way
reach - to arrive (as in.. he not reach yet)
shuttail: without pants
sip sip: gossip
show sef: show off
spilligate: to go out on the town
stiff-toe gang; rigor mortis, or to die
tarpree: low class, gullible; like "low fence"
terreckly: soon, from 'directly'
tote news: to gossip
“Don’t let your mout (mouth) carry you where your foot can’t bring you back from”