G-Dominicanismos Dictionary


The way Dominicans Speak / Cómo Hablamos Dominicanos – Dominicanismos Dictionary

The slang used in Dominican Republic.

G – ge

Galillo – person with a loud voice

Gato – cat, a robber

Gase – burp, belch, gas

glu-glu – like saying chug-chug in English; the sound one makes when drinking.

Gotea – to fall

Grajo – armpit odor, underarm stink, B O

Greti – Something that is good. Made popular by urban music singer Rochy RD in 2020)

Grillo – woman of ill repute, uses you then leaves you, usually has bad hair

Guachiman – watchman, private guard

Guagua – privately owned mini-van used as transportation

Guaifai – WiFi internet service

Guapo – Angry, mad or tough (in Spain Spanish Guapo (a) is handsome (beautiful) – un Guapo us a tough guy

¡Güay! – an expression meaning WoW!

¡Guay mi Mai! – An expressing meaning pain

Gueje, gueje – ridicule

Güira – metal instrument that is made of perforated metal and scrapped.


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