"juwaub" Definition

  1. literally, in Hindostanee, an answer; but in Anglo-Indian slang signifying a refusal. If an officer asks for leave and is refused, he is said to be JUWAUBED; if a gentleman unsuccessfully proposes for the hand of a lady, he is said to have got the JUWAUB.—_Anglo-Indian._

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Position in the dictionary: 1853 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: karibat, keel-hauling, keep a pig, keep it up, kelter, ken, kennedy, kent rag, kervorten, ketch
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