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Trini Phrase: Huff

  • 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.

Want to learn another Trini slang?  Click Trini for an alphabetical listing of all the slangs.


Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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