Best 40 Tapori Language Slangs

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Mumbai is famous for its slags or “Bambaiya language” You would see these still being used in real life and movies. The young generation uses this Tapori Language slang a lot.

It is used to bring some spice to the discussion.

What does Tapori mean?

Tapori means vagabond or rowdy in Hindi. The most famous taporis were street thugs from Mumbai. Tapori language was their unique way of speaking Hindi. Tapori style was their unique way of dressing.

Mumbai Slang “Tapori” Language
  1. Cut to cut baat karne ka– to speak concisely or briefly
  2. Chava or Chavi – Boyfriend/girlfriend.
  3. Double battery – A person wearing prescription glasses.
  4. Haila or Aaila – “Oh God”.
  5. Time khoti mat kar– Do not waste time
  6. Kalti– Get lost or goes away.
  7. Kaiko – Why?
  8. Cutting – Half a glass of tea.
  9. Boss – Form of address to a friend, unrelated person, or stranger.
  10. Kharcha-paani – to beating up somebody.
  11. Fultoo – Too good or very cool.
  12. Talli – Drunk.
  13. Dedh-foot or Dedh-futya – Refer to a short person.
  14. Mamu – Depending on the context
  15. Waat or Vaat – to be in trouble.
  16. Paan-patti or Tapri – A small shop selling tobacco, cigarettes, toffees, and optionally, tea.
  17. Shendi– make a fool of others.
  18. Galat Faimi– misunderstanding
  19. Khopche– a secret place
  20. Jhakaas Item-a beautiful lady
  21. Jyaada RAAG mat de..- Don’t just bluff..OK!
  22. LOAD nahi lene ka kya-Don’t take much tension.
  23. Hata Saawan Ki Ghata-I don’t care about it much.
  24. Raapchik Maal– a charming lady.
  25. Chikna – Stands for any good-looking fellow. Chikni is the female version of the same word.
  26. Haila ! –  “Oh God!”
  27. Keeda – An absolute pest.
  28. Jhakaas – Superb. Excellent.
  29. Mandvali / Mandavli – Compromise.
  30. Hajaam – Hajaam in its true sense would mean a barber.
  31. Atrangi –  mean something extraordinary.
  32. ChappanTikkli / Punter / Tapori / Shana – Roadside loafer.
  33. Charsi / Fookda / Soootya – A smoker. Charas is exactly marijuana. Charasi would mean any guy who smokes though.
  34. Raanti / Saand – A boisterous or an exceeding brash guy.
  35. Bevada / Gutter / Taankee / Batli – A Drunkard
  36. Rappak  – means Slap.
  37. Tapri – A roadside shop.
  38. Chotay – For any kid working in a Tapri.
  39. Lukkha : Workless Wanderer
  40. Ek Dum Jhakaas Bidhu : You are doing great
  41. Bidhu or Bidu : My friend
  42. Chhappan tikli : One with lots of pimples on his/her face
  43. Dhinchak : Stylish
  44. Camdi : It referred to a person who runs around girls

What is Tapori language?

Tapori translates into slang or informal words/language Hindi. These are typically used by Street thugs in Mumbai and this style of speaking Hindi is called tapori language. You will also see some of this language being used in Hindi films and Cinema.

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