tambay

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog tambay

Noun[edit]

tambay (plural tambays)

  1. (Philippines) idler; layabout

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initial clipping of estambay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tam‧bay

Noun[edit]

tambay

  1. bum, idler, layabout, loafer

Verb[edit]

tambay

  1. To hang around.
  2. To loiter.

Synonyms[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From istambay, from English stand by

Noun[edit]

tambay

  1. A person who hangs around.
  2. (usually derogatory) A jobless person.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: tambay