Khmenglish Online Dictionary

Ultimate Guide to English as Spoken/Misused in the Kingdom of Cambodia

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Here are just some of the terms defined:

  • accident
  • affection
  • air filter
  • alert
  • alcoholic
  • all friend
  • AK-47
  • American
  • angle grinder
  • angry
  • answer
  • apology
  • arson
  • ass crack
  • ATM card
  • ATM machine
  • ATM pin
  • attitude
  • aw stray lee
  • ax
  • baby Anchor/baby Angkor
  • baby powder
  • backpacker
  • baan
  • bad
  • bah
  • baht
  • baton
  • beans
  • beer
  • berry goot
  • bird flu
  • black & white
  • brunch
  • bargaining
  • behavior
  • believe
  • blade
  • blindsided
  • bong
  • boom
  • boom boom hai
  • border
  • boredom
  • bottle rocket
  • bribe
  • brick
  • bro
  • brown
  • Burma
  • bus
  • bust
  • busy
  • butcher knife
  • beauty
  • brownout
  • bubble
  • Buddhist
  • bullshit
  • Calamette
  • Cambodian
  • cancel
  • Camry
  • cannot
  • capacity
  • cat
  • cattle
  • cctv camera
  • check dano
  • chicken
  • child
  • childhood
  • childish
  • Chinese
  • chinstrap
  • chopping wood/charcoal
  • cigarettes
  • Cintri
  • cleaner
  • coffee
  • commitment
  • condo
  • condominium
  • Condom?
  • congraukation
  • consequence
  • contract
  • conversation
  • coward
  • crash helmet
  • customer
  • customer name
  • CV
  • dance floor
  • dancing
  • decal
  • decal
  • decision
  • decree
  • diploma
  • Dis My Life
  • disappear
  • discipline
  • discount
  • distortion
  • dog
  • door
  • door way
  • double
  • drama
  • drinking straw
  • drunk
  • dry
  • dust
  • eduation
  • effort
  • eighty five percent
  • ekinok
  • elections
  • empty
  • English speaking
  • eternity
  • exam
  • excuse
  • eyelashes
  • face
  • Face Book
  • family
  • fault
  • flip flops
  • foot
  • fork
  • forty
  • Free Wifi/Y5
  • fre fri fre fri
  • French
  • fri
  • fruit
  • fuck
  • furniture
  • fwish
  • gambling
  • gangster
  • garbage
  • garden
  • General
  • germ
  • ghost
  • giant catfish
  • glue
  • gold
  • good 9 fri
  • grades
  • group
  • grunt
  • guest house
  • guide book
  • guilty
  • hallowed
  • hangover
  • happy ending
  • Happy Merry Christmas
  • Happy New Year
  • headache
  • helmet
  • hierarchy
  • hip hop
  • HIV
  • holi sit
  • holiday
  • homeless
  • hot
  • Humvee
  • hungry
  • husband
  • I don’t care
  • I go with you
  • I love you
  • ice
  • ice cream
  • illegal
  • illiterate
  • incense
  • incentive
  • individual
  • infrastructure
  • innocence
  • impolite
  • Internet
  • irresposnible
  • jay gar
  • jail
  • Japamany
  • justice
  • Kampong Cham
  • Kampot
  • karaoke
  • KFC
  • Khmer love Khmer
  • kitchen
  • koh kaah
  • krama
  • la bell
  • lady
  • land mine
  • land speculation
  • laws
  • leak
  • lease
  • leave now
  • left hand
  • Lexus
  • life
  • like
  • litter
  • little bit
  • logging
  • lonely
  • love
  • loyalty
  • maintenance
  • map
  • mah tini bah
  • massage parlor
  • massah
  • meat cleaver
  • medical & evacuation service
  • Merry Chrissmah
  • mil
  • milk money
  • minimum wage
  • mistake
  • momentum
  • money
  • monk
  • month
  • moon
  • motivation
  • motodup
  • motorcycle shop
  • motorbike
  • MSG
  • mud
  • muzzle velocity
  • nail polish
  • nas
  • Nation, Religion, King
  • natural resource
  • neighbor
  • nipple
  • no can!
  • no idea
  • not drinking tonight
  • operating system
  • opposition party
  • pajamas
  • pak
  • password
  • patience
  • permit
  • pharmacy
  • pinch
  • piss
  • pity
  • pizza
  • play
  • plowing ceremony
  • polite
  • politician
  • pooh say
  • pool bar
  • power
  • PP
  • prahocalypse now
  • primary education
  • priorities
  • prohuk
  • pub quiz
  • public toilet
  • question
  • rag
  • rage
  • rain
  • rat
  • reality
  • rearview mirror
  • reebell
  • realtionship
  • relative
  • religion
  • religion
  • revenge
  • reverb
  • rice paddy
  • right hand
  • roam/rorm
  • rock
  • RCAF
  • safety
  • safety first
  • sakibah
  • same same
  • sand
  • sanitize
  • savage
  • school teacher
  • scissors
  • scotch
  • sexy
  • sharp
  • shere
  • shoes
  • shower
  • shrine
  • sick
  • sidewalk
  • Siem reap
  • SIM bee
  • sir pry
  • six PM
  • skooze me
  • Skype
  • slap
  • sleep
  • smartphone
  • smile
  • smoke
  • sms
  • snack
  • snake
  • sok sopbai?
  • sorry
  • spare parts
  • speed
  • spoon
  • star
  • stare
  • start
  • status
  • sth
  • stick
  • stop
  • street vendor
  • stubborn
  • successful
  • suitcase
  • Sunday morning
  • sunlight
  • sunrise
  • sunset
  • supply & demand
  • Swissish
  • syllable
  • take
  • tarp
  • tattoo
  • television
  • temple
  • ten percent
  • terrorism
  • TIC
  • timber
  • Tonle Sap
  • tarp
  • truth
  • too much
  • tool
  • torn
  • tourist
  • trash
  • truth
  • tuk tuk
  • turn
  • twenty
  • unallocated spending
  • underwear
  • upsad
  • UXO
  • Valentine’s Day
  • vr
  • victim
  • vife
  • vilence
  • virus
  • vodka
  • vullie bullie
  • volume
  • wahkum
  • water
  • water buffalo
  • wendy
  • wheel bearing
  • whiskey
  • why you do like that?
  • wife
  • worry
  • x
  • Y5
  • yes