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Definitions of "Bag O Wire" (Slang)

1. Bag O Wire

English Translation



Slang expression for someone who is a betrayer. This term is used in reference to a close friend/relative of Marcus Garvey who betrayed him by giving away a lot of details about his plans before disappearing.

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nuh truss him, him a bag o wire
English: I don’t trust him, he’s a betrayer

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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