Jamaican Slang and Insults you must know

The Jamaican slang is fun to learn and communicate with, but it can also be used to insult and in strong vulgar terms too. So What Are The Jamaican Slang Insults?

Jamaican Insults – Dirty Words/Curses

Batty – ass
Batty bwoy, batty man – a gay person
Batty hole – anus, asshole
Bloodclaat – curse word ref. to sanitary napkin
Bright – rude
Buddy, wood, hood, hose, cocky  – privates, joystick
Bugga, buggaman – gay, Sissy, someone who participates in anal sex
Buggary – anal sex
Bumboclaat – curse word ref. to used toilet tissue
But a wah di rass – what the f*ck
Dutty – dirty
Dutty gyal – dirty bitch
Frass – stoned, wasted
Fuckery – bleeped up, bullsh*t
Fyah fi yu – burn in hell
Ganja – marijuana, weed
Gwey – go away, f*ck off
Gyal – girl (in other contexts – bitch)
Him a play numba two – he’s a gay
Infant-killa – pedophile
Licky-licky – someone who gives MouthAction
Lossaz – slut, loose woman
Mampy, mampy crab – fat bitch
Nuh ramp wid mi – don’t f*ck wit me
Punaani, pum-pum – pussy
Rass – ass
Renk – stinking, rude
Rent-a-dread – fake Rastafarian man LovePeddler with dreadlocks
Sketel, sketel-bomb, sketz, skud-missile – slut
Sodomite – dyke (lesbian)
Yu face fava sh*t – your face looks like sh*t
A wah di rass clot yuh chat bout? – what tha f*ck are you talking about?
Boom dogg – a promiscuous woman
Di gyal have one nice piece ah chest yuh see – that girl has nice breasts
Ah wha di…? – what the…?
To rass! – f*ck you!
Yu rass cleat haad eaz – you are damn stubborn
A fuckery [email protected] – that’s f*cked up
Rhaatid! – hell!
Mantel – male LovePeddler
Yuh deh pon skunt – you’re talking/doing nonsense
A wha yuh feel like – what do you think you’re doing
Yuh haunted fassy – you’re feeling crazy
No come to me wid them aagiment deh – don’t come to me with that type of story
Gunkona – go f*ck yourself!
A wah di bloodclaat dew yuh? – what the f*ck is wrong with you?
Skunt – cunt (pussy)

Other Jamaican curse words


Brown dogg
Blouse in skirt
Blow wow
Blurtnawt, blurtneet

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Even More Jamaican Insults

Stakki : a Jamaican insult that refers to someone who is insane or mentally ill.

Bagga Mouth (pronounced Bagga Moth) is a term used to describe someone who only speaks and does nothing. We all have at least one of such friend, thus Bagga mouth should come in useful instead of labelling them boasters or mouth makers.

Rum head: In English, the term “rum head” refers to a drunk or alcoholic. Next time, refer to your alcoholic buddies as “rum heads.”

Bafan: Bafan (Means clumsy in English). This Jamaican insult is used to describe someone who is constantly sloppy and disorganised.

Pickled bong belly: (Means a greedy person in English). This insult is used to describe someone who is too greedy.

Nanny raas: (Nanny raas is the Jamaican word for grandmother’s bottom.) This curse word is used to indicate dissatisfaction with something or someone.

Fassyhole: A term used to describe someone who is disliked by everyone.

Kiss mi ass: (Means kiss my butt when translated to English). This term is frequently used in the context of a disagreement or miscommunication.

Senseh Fowl: I’m not sure what you’re talking about (Means chicken in English). A slender individual is called a Senseh fowl, a chicken with sparse and insufficient feathers.

Bat Dunce (Means stupid in English). It’s a term that’s used to describe someone who is ignorant or uneducated.

Clown’s Man (Means a female that likes men too much and would probably do anything for the man, not minding if he feels the same way for her). It can also refer to a blunder.

Waste man: (Means a useless or worthless person). It’s used to make fun of someone who is completely useless to himself and others.

Mengkeh:  (Means fool or mentally ill in English). Mengkeh is the word you use when you want to belittle a friend but don’t want to use the English word idiot.

Foofool is a insult used to describe a group of people who are (Means stupid in English).  either dumb or foolish.

Eediat . This insult is used to describe someone who is noisy and unpleasant.

Quashie: This is a derogatory term used to describe someone of poor social standing or ability. You can also use this insult to make someone realise that their clothes, purse, and other possessions are low-class.

Mowly (Means stinking or smelly in English). If you’re going to use this insult on someone, make sure they’re extremely stinky.

Chupid: (Means stupid in English). This insult can be used in English sentences to replace the term stupid.

Other Popular Jamaican Slangs

  • I Will Be Right Back – Mi Soon Come
  • To Eat – Nyam
  • Jamaica – Jamrock, Jamdown, Yard
  • Jamaican – Yardie, Yard man
  • Friend – Bredren (male), Sistren (female)
  • Well Done – Big up, Respect
  • Excellent – Sell off, Tun up, Wicked
  • What’s up? – Wah gwaan, Whappen, Whe yu a seh?
  • Everything is good – Mi deh yah, Everyting criss
  • See you later – Likkle more, Walk good
  • I understand – Zeen
  • Over there – Ova deh
  • What Are You Up To – Wha Yuh Deh Pon
  • I Don’t Care – Mi Nuh Biznizz
  • Jealous – Badmind
  • Step up your game – Tun Up De Ting
  • The party was good! – De Party Tun Up
  • OMG – Jeezum Pees
  • Don’t mess with me – Nuh romp wid mi
  • Move Over – Small up yuhself
  • Mix Up – Pasa Pasa
  • Bonus: Take my picture – Tek Mi Picha
  • Fire deh a muss muss tail, him think a cool breeze
  • Puss nuh business inna dawg fight
  • Buss a blank
  • I and I
  • Mash up
  • Dutty wine
  • Ramping shop
  • Goat mouth
  • boonoonoonoos
  • Bowcat
  • Buck up
  • Unuh
  • Punaani Printer
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