tokbilasimTok Pisin: tok + bilas.
Tokbilasim is more than just insulting someone; it is a particular form of rubbishing them by saying how worthless they are.
(No Mihalic entry)
® tok bilas, toknogutim.
Transitive verb forms
Form of abuse: to rubbish, to insult
em i tokbilasim tambu bilong em: em tok yu no gat pik, yu no gat wanpela gutpela samting he rubbished his inlaw: he said you have no pigs, you have nothing good at all
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