Hanlele



Meaning

It refers to the act of sending one on his/her way speedily.


Example

Commot for dis place hanlele.


Origin: Lagos



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Get Sense



Meaning

Possessing Intelligence.


Example

Now you feel say you get sense.
Guy you no get any sense at all.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Draw My Throat



Meaning

1. Stimulate my appetite.
2. Entice me.


Example

This food smell dey draw my throat.




By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Cortex



Meaning

Nail Varnish.


Example

Aunty epp me buy cortex as you dey come back.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Molue



Meaning

Rickety bright yellow bus used for transportation in Lagos.


Example

1. That man buy new molue.
2. Babe i wan use molue go work today.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard November 11, 2017

Dig am out



Meaning

To fight.


Example

Next time you do that tin again, we go dig am out.


Origin: Port Harcourt.



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Sapele water



Meaning

It refers to gin or a very strong alcohol drink like kai-kai


Example

Wia i fit see sapele water buy?


Origin: Port Harcourt



By Godswill Bernard October 25, 2017

Dada



Meaning

It refers to Dreadlocks. It is also called Bob Marley.


Example

Na only bad boys dey do dada for head?


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017

Belleful



Meaning

It refers to being satisfied and contented.


Example

1. I no wan chop again, i don belleful.
2. That food no go belleful me.




By Godswill Bernard November 11, 2017

Akata



Meaning

1. Recent arrival from abroad (especially UK or USA) into Nigeria
2. Nigerian nickname for an African American


Example

You see that new akata wia she waka with yesterday.


Origin: Lagos



By Godswill Bernard October 24, 2017