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Definitions of "Duppy"

1. Duppy

English Translation



duppy means a ghost or spirit

Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh duppy man

English: You are a ghost

posted by subzero619 on June 13, 2015

2. Duppy (Noun)


Ghost or spirit of the dead which is feared throughout the Caribbean. Derives from the African religious belief that a man has two souls: one ascends to heaven while the other stays around for a while or permanently. May be harnessed for good or evil through Jamaican witchcraft (obeah).

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi nah guh in deh, mi hear seh duppy in deh.
English: I’m not going in there, I heard that ghosts are in there?

Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,

posted by anonymous on April 9, 2015

3. Duppy (Noun)

English Translation


Example Sentences

(patois) Mi si a duppy last nite
(english) I saw a ghost last night

Related Words

At steppa , Baby madda , Badman , Bait ,

posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013

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