Jamaican Patwah Logo

Learn Jamaican Language & Culture






Definitions of "Jacket" (Slang)


1. Jacket (Noun)


English Translation

Bastard Child


Definition

A child that is raised by a male who doesn’t know that he isn’t the child’s biological father. (Usually the result of his wife/girlfriend cheating on him)


Example Sentences

(patois) John nuh know seh him son a jacket
(english) John doesn’t know that is son is a bastard child


Related Words

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



posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013


Featured Video on "Jacket"

Featured Article on "Jacket"

Introduction to Jamaican Patois

So you want to learn how to speak like a Jamaican? Maybe you have Jamaican family members or friends and have a very difficult time understanding their thick accent, maybe you are a fan of reggae music and would like to know what those awesome sounding lyrics actually mean, or maybe you just want to know how to speak like a Jamaican because let’s face it, it looks and sounds pretty impressive.

Read more »

5570+ Patois Definitions have been added so far

Want to add a word?
Define it here