Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] West Indian
Taunting or ridicule: the boys might start to give Frederick picong
More example sentences
- Trinidad and Tobago is a country that seems obsessed with insults, considering the many words we have to describe various forms of put-down: picong, fatigue, mamaguy.
- Indeed, what started in the late 18th Century as provocative ‘le vrai’ and was polished into the fine art of redolent picong and extempo wars (fencing with foils, really) during calypso's golden age, has run full course.
- He was immediately interrupted by picong from MPs, who corrected the score.
From Spanish picón.
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