Definitions starting with H

ID #2166


/háyshan/ [cf. Fr. haitien /aiysye/ idem] adj. Haitian: He gota be verkin Hitian vitch (Brown 33). (Gen.)

—n. 1. [from the large number of illegal Haitian immigrants employed in menial labor] servant: She got two Hitian (Nassau). Get your Hitian to do it (Nassau). (Gen.)

2.a term of abuse (youth slang): [to a white Bahamian] carry your Hitian hip! Stop bugging me! (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: adjective, Haitian, noun, pejorative, youth slang

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Last update: 2012-09-20 04:02
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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