J-Dominicanismos Dictionary


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The slang used in Dominican Republic.

J – jota


Jablador or Hablador (jablador is more common) – liar

Jabladoraso – someone who exaggerates things or twist them to get what they want, stronger word than just Jablador.

Jalar – to put drugs up your nose

Jamona – a woman that is old (past 40 years old) and not married,

Jaro – aluminum vase to drink water, can be any size

Jarto/a – very tired of something or someone

Jeepeta – SUV truck

Jevón – girl, usually very beautiful


Joder – (a bad word) many meanings…to bother someone; to make love to.

Joe – when you don’t know someone’s name you call them Joe

Jompear (yompear) – to jump start a car with jumper cables

Jumo – a drunk person


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