baduy

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bad +‎ -oy. Compare abnoy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧duy
  • IPA(key): /baˈduj/, [bɐˈduɪ̯]

Adjective[edit]

badúy

  1. (slang) uncool; lame; unfashionable; in poor taste; out of style
    Synonyms: chaka, jologs
    Baduy daw ang magsalita ng Tagalog.
    They say it's not cool to speak Tagalog.
  2. (slang) unkempt; with sloppy clothing (of someone)
    Synonym: lusyang

Further reading[edit]

  • Zorc, R. David; San Miguel, Rachel (1993) Tagalog Slang Dictionary[1], Manila: De La Salle University Press, →ISBN, page 11