tokhang

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tuktok +‎ hangyo, from Oplan Tokhang (Oplan Tuktok-hangyo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tok‧hang

Verb[edit]

tokhang

  1. (of a law enforcer) to knock on a suspected drug trafficker or drug addict's home to persuade them to surrender and stop their illegal activities
  2. (slang) to fall victim to extrajudicial killing; to die by summary execution, allegedly carried out by the police or a vigilante, due to involvement in the illegal drug trade
  3. (often humorous) to have someone arrested