If a fish comes from deep sea and tells you that it's deep, you can't say that's a lie
Don't speak obout things of which you have no knowledge
A female that is being made to look like a fool by her partner. She's often blindly in love and doesn't realize that she's being played.
Patois: Shi a yamhead
English: She's a fool
The highest ranking boss in any activity; the most respected.
Patois: Mi adi don dada, mi run dem yah streets
English: I am the general, I run these streets
him / her
Gender neutral pronoun used to refer to a male or female
Patois: Gi im di key wen him cum bak
English: Give her the keys when she’s back
Derogatory term for a foolish or gullible person
Patois: Bubu, you cyaan duh nutten right?
English: Fool, can’t you doing anything right?
To have sex
To have sexual intercourse
Patois: Di borosie bwoy did ah dooks di likkle dawta.
English: The rude boy had sex with the little girl.
A very close brother
Patois: Mi cyaah leff him, him a mi Bro Gad
English: I can't leave him, he's my Bro God
Patois: Mi mada deh cum from Merika next week
English: My mother is coming from America next week
It's not the same day a leaf drops to the bottom of the water that it begins to rots
Success doesn't happen over night
To worry or be upset about something or someone
Patois: Nuh badda bout mi
English: Don't worry about me
Make use of your earliest opportunities and don't be delusional or so expectant of getting others that are not yet within your reach.
Literally, hog says the first water he gets, he utilises it. But, its intended meaning is "Make good use of your earliest opportunities and not be delusional or so expectant of getting others that are not yet within your reach"
Patois: Og seh di foss waata im keck im walla. Di mawga ooman udda mek ah gud wify. Yuh haffi marry har.
English: Make good use of your earliest opportunities and do not be delusional or so expectant of getting others that are not yet within your reach.The skinny woman would make a good wife, you have to marry her.
Slang use to describe when someone performs oral sex; mostly on a woman.
(patois) John, a wen u go stop bow?
(english) John, when are you going to stop eating p**sy?