steups

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Native to the islands of Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies. Imitative of the act of sucking one's teeth - "kissing teeth" - as a gesture of annoyance or disapproval.

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steups (third-person singular simple present steupses, present participle steupsing, simple past and past participle steupsed)

  1. (Trinidad, dialect, onomatopoeia) To show disappointment, derision or disgust.

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