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H-Dominicanismos Dictionary

LETTER H

The way Dominicans Speak / Cómo Hablamos Dominicanos – Dominicanismos Dictionary

The slang used in Dominican Republic.

H – hache

Hanguia – to hang out. “Let’s go hang out at the Colmado”.

Hanguiadero/ a – one who hangs out. New York Latinos use this phrase.

Heavy – cool – “Que heavy.” (How cool) “‘Ta heavy” (That is cool)

Hijo de Machepa – a poor man who does not have anything “Son of bad luck”

Horripilante – terrible

Huidera/o – when a crowd runs to or from where something is happening, where the action is.

G-Dominicanismos Dictionary

LETTER G

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

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.