Da is you? - Is that you?
Dan Dan - Smart looking clothes
Dasheen - Taro plant (Colocasia esculenta)
Dasheen bush - The leaves of the taro plant used to make callaloo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taro
Dat - That
- Dat good for yuh - Serves you right
- Dat don' constitute- That does not matter- That is irrelevant
- Dat cyah work- That is impossible
Dead out - Very tired
Deck off - To wear one's best clothes
Deputy - "Outside" woman or man, the girlfriend/boyfriend one has an affair with outside of one's regular relationship (marriage).
Dimanche Gras ' The biggest show of the carnival season held on Carnival Sunday night. The eight top Kings and Queens of carnival bands, with their large magnificent costumes some with spectacular lighting effects and fireworks, vie for the crown of Carnival King and Queen. On this night also the eight top calypsonians compete for the crown of Calypso Monarch.
Dingolay - Calypso dancer making vibrant movements with hand and feet
Doh bodder wid dat- Forget that
Dodo - (a) A numbskull; e.g. You a dodo or what? (b)To sleep; e.g. Leh we dodo
Doh - Don't
Dotish ' (English 'Dolt) Silly, stupid, foolish and dumb
Doo Doo (or doux doux) - Darling; sweetheart e.g. "Don't mind dat, doux-doux."
Doods - Term of endearment (such as dear, honey, etc)
Douen- (Folklore figure) Spirit of a child who dies before being baptized- the feet point backwards
Dougla- A person with a mixture of East Indians and African parentage
Dred - Friend (see also hoss, padna); cool e.g. "Dat movie was dred, eh dred?"
Dropsy - Sleeping disorder (Narcolepsy).
Drevait (also dree-vay) To travel about knock about".
Dry so- Without rhyme or reason; a sudden or unexpected action.
Dunce head- (pronounced dun-see) Someone who is not too intelligent.
Duss it (Dust it)- Leave quickly e.g. when I see trouble so ,I duss it one time
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