L-Dominicanismos Dictionary


The way Dominicans Speak / Cómo Hablamos Dominicanos – Dominicanismos Dictionary

The slang used in Dominican Republic.


L – ele / LL – elle

Lambón – is someone that goes to someone’s home and eats and drinks their food without an invite, flatters someone for personal gain

Lavagallos – literally rooster cleaner, bad rum was used to clean the gamecocks wounds – bad rotgut liquor or firewater

lon pley – (long play) a record album


Loco – “Are you nuts!” = “¡tu ta loco!” calling someone crazy.

Lonchera – comes from the English word lunch, used to describe a child’s lunch box

Lua – a spirit protector

Lunche – lunch

Luz – electrical service, lights


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