E-Dominicanismos Dictionary


The way Dominicans Speak / Cómo Hablamos Dominicanos – Dominicanismos Dictionary

The slang used in Dominican Republic.

E – e

*Emparchao-when the stomach hurts from indigestion

*Emperchado-someone that dresses in the high fashion of the time


*Enchulao-to be in love

*Enchumbao-to be full of it; I am all wet, used to refer to wet shoes after a rain

*Enculillarse-to have a bad itch

*Enjaretar-(verb) gorge on food, when your really hungry this is what you do.

*Eringarse-(verb) describes the Dominican way of borrowing money, spending it, borrowing more without paying it back.


*Esprie-Sprite (the soda)

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