- Huff (v): Steal especially take before anyone else can take it.
- She wanted to “huff” the little money her ex-husband had and take it back to the USA with her. (Bomb 9 Nov 1990:25)
Trini folklore such as Papa Bois is an oral tradition meant to pass on the stories to the next generation. Other Trini phrases in the vernacular are If Crab Could Walk, Jhorts, Sprawl Off, Doux-Doux, Kote-si-Kote-la.
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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer
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3 thoughts on “Trini Phrase: Huff”
For a budding blogger this is a gorgeous site. And I really like the word “huff” and am looking forward to using it in this context.
Thanks Jim for the kind words. Let me know the reaction of your peers when you use it for the first time.
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