Jamaican Patois 101

Milk 10/17/2014

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“Badmind”

English Translation:

Envious

Definition:

Slang expression used to describe someone who is jealous of others and is constantly being a critic on other people’s life. This person is extremely envious of the success of others, wishing/plotting for their downfall or failure.

Example Sentences:

 Patois: Dat dutty bwoy deh a badmind mi cah mi have a cupcake!
English: That jerk is envious of me because I have an cupcake!