Bahamas slang phrases. Bahamian Creol- How to talk like a Bahamian.

The Bahamas Slang phrases. Bahamian Creol how to talk like a Bahamian.

The Bahamas is an English speaking country but they have a rich dialect that can be hard to understand. But I’m going to introduce you to some slang phrases I learned during the two years I spent in Eleuthera Bahamas going to a local school middle school in the nearby town of deep creek. These are some of the basic Bahamian Creol. That people in the Bahamas use regularly.



Hadgo:

Hadgo is used as a friendly greeting in the Bahamas. It’s slang for hello or how’s it going.


What’s the wybe:

Bahamians will Use this as a greeting. to ask what are you doing? Or what do you want to do?


Pot cake:

A pot cake is not a food. it’s a stray dog. Lots of stray dogs roam the streets of the Bahamas and they are referred to as potcakes.


Real talk:

In the Bahamas real talk means “that’s true” or your right. Bahamians also use this term to show they agree with something said.


Badat:

Bahamians use the saying phrase badat when they think something is cool or, awesome.


Mudda sick:

This phrase means that’s crazy or that’s terrible. Bahamians also use this term when they think something is hilarious. Or don’t agree.


Let’s ride:

In the Bahamas “let’s ride” translates to “let’s go” or “wanna go somewhere”


Everything cool:

“Everything cool” is the typical reply to hadgo. It basically means that Everything's ok and we’ll.


You straight:

In the Bahamas the saying “you straight” means are you ok? Or are you alright?


Bey:

“Bey” is often used by Bahamians. to refer to anybody male or female.


Cut a movie:

Let’s cut a movie in the Bahamas means let’s fight. Cut a movie means a fight. They cut a movie which means they had a fight.


The Bahamas dialect may be hard to understand. But now you know the slang to talk like a Bahamian. Do you plan to visit the Bahamas? If you do this article will come in handy.


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