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The Coxford Singlish Dictionary|
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KAY (Contributed by Half-Cocked)
Hokkien for "very" or "additionally". Placed in front of any number of words for emphasis.
1. "Wah, kay heng man, managed to escape the arrow just now!"
2. "This fella is kay stupid, can,"
KAY KIANG (Contributed by pklorius)
Hokkien phrase which translates as "acting smart". It is usually used to describe someone as biting off more than one can chew - to be acting smarter than one actually is.
"Eh, this sort of thing better not kay kiang. Wait you sure kena sai."
A busybody or nosey parker. Can also be used as an adjective or verb. If you're Eurasian, you can shorten it to "kayps".
1. "Ah Beng is such a kaypoh."
2. "Don'ch be so kaypoh, can or not?"
3. "Why you go and kaypoh their business?"
4. "You know, that Cedric de Rosario is such a kayps, mane."
Malay for "wood". Used to suggest stupidity.