Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[with object] West Indian
Try to deceive (someone), especially with flattery or untruths: don’t try to mamaguy me at all!
More example sentences
- If you are talking about my activities as a politician, social worker or as a lawyer, I don't believe in mamaguying people.
- ‘We wouldn't mamaguy farmers,’ he said.
- He is just trying to mamaguy the population and, at least the timing is good because the public inquiry into his conduct is coming up in the next two weeks.
From Spanish mamar gallo 'make a monkey of'.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: mama|guy
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