shabu

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

shabu (uncountable)

  1. (informal, Asia, Philippines) methedrine; methamphetamine
    • 1997, Alfred A. Yuson, FVR, Sin, Erap, Jawô and other peeves, Anvil Books
      ... burning or hammer-smashing of confiscated paraphernalia, however these be illegal — such as marijuana, plastic bags of shabu, pinball machines, video arcade equipment — since such acts of showmanship only lend themselves to media ...
    • 2017 August 1, Mario Casayuran, Manila Bulletin, "Customs payola: P147 B?"
      [...] some P6.4 billion worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu was slipped passed the BOC through its automated classification system.

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

shabu

  1. (usually informal) methamphetamine
    • 2000, Tomas F. Agulto, Sa. Ba. Tri: sa masaganang milenyo ISBN 9789719217206
      ... niya ang dating nobya. Nakakaramdam siya ng pagnanasa. Mas masidhi ang sumpong ng isang taong bitin o kulang sa sex. Lalo na kung kargado sa gamot o bumatak ng shabu. Tulad ngayong solong nagmumukmok ang kanyang laman.
    • 2017 July 11, Jamil Santos, '"4 na drug suspect na nanlaban daw sa mga pulis, patay sa buy-bust operation", GMA News
      Nakuha sa mga suspek ang cal .45 baril, tatlong improvised shotgun at mga sachet ng hinihinalang shabu, at marked money [...]
      [The police] confiscated a .45-caliber [pistol], three improvised shotguns and sachets of suspected shabu, and marked money from the suspects.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (drug): bato (slang)