The Alternative Tagalog Dictionary: jologs

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jologs Alternative forms: jologz, jolog (Filipino slang)
noun: {{tl-noun}}
  1. A young person from the squatter area, usually a teenaged male or female. May mga jologs na nakatira duon sa may creek Some punks live there in the creekside slums
  2. Any person deemed to be acting, exhibiting behaviour, in a manner similar to the commonly observed behaviour of slum teenagers. `Wag ka nga magulo, jologs ka ... Hey cut it out, you're being jologs...
adjective: {{tl-adj}}
  1. Gaudy, unelegant, or without refinement in taste. Pang-jologs na damit, pang-jologs na abubot Typical jologs getups, gaudy accessories
related terms:
  • adik
  • coño or konyo
  • corny
  • gago
  • panggulo
  • skwaking
  • tambay or istambay
Synonyms: baduy, chaka
verb: {head|tl|verb}}
  1. (informal) to make a complete jackass of oneself; to do something without refinement Gusto kong magwala, jumologs... -- I wanna go wild, get crunk...
  2. to go out of fashion Nang nauso ang mga cellphone, naging jologs ang mga beeper at pager hanggang sa ang mga ito'y nawala sa araw-araw na gamitan. -- When cellphones came to rise, beepers and pagers became unfashionable until these disappeared from everyday things.
  3. (informal) to punk; to play practical jokes on people for cheap thrills Jologin natin siya. -- Let's punk him/her.
  4. (informal) to backstab. (compare definition 3 above) Jinolog mo ako! -- You backstabbed me!

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