kapal ng mukha

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kapal (thickness), ng (of), and mukha (face) — thick-faced.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kapal ng mukha

  1. (idiomatic) Of describing an egotistic, obnoxious person.

Verb[edit]

kapal ng mukha (kumakapal ang mukha)

  1. (idiomatic) To become arrogant.

Interjection[edit]

kapal ng mukha!

  1. (idiomatic) A retort to one lavishly praising himself, used when person may be exaggerating or being full of himself.
  2. (idiomatic) A retort to one having gall; a scolding to someone disrespectful or shameless.

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