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Definitions of "Bobo dread" (Slang)

1. Bobo dread (Noun)

English Translation

Dreadlocks Man


A certain type of Rastafarian that wears special clothing (turbans, robes etc…) based on their religious beliefs.

Example Sentences

(patois) Di bobo dread deh ina di ackee tree.
(english) The dreadlocks man is in the ackee tree.

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Dread ,

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Iyaric: The Language of Rastafari

One of the key elements of the Rastafari language is the use of what is called "Iyaric," a form of Jamaican Patois that is considered to be the "holy language" of Rastafarians. Iyaric, also known as Dread Talk, is the Rastafari language created in defiance of English as an imposed colonial language that facilitated the loss of African languages among enslaved Afro-Caribbeans.

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