mandem

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Caribbean pidgin, equivalent to man +‎ them.

Noun[edit]

mandem (plural only)

  1. (UK, MLE) men or boys; male friends
    • 2013, Polly Courtney, Feral Youth (page 169)
      She probably heard some hyped up version from the mandem but she don't know the truth. She ain't seen what I seen.
    • 2013, David Childs, Britain since 1945: A Political History
      [] reports suggest he may have had links to that group and allied north London gangs such as the Broadwater Farm Posse and Tottenham Mandem.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mandem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of mandō

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mandem

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of mandar
  2. third-person plural imperative of mandar