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Leh Chey is a word in Singlish

MEANING OF LEH CHEY

Leh chey is a Singlish term that refers to a troublesome problem or situation. It is derived from the Malay word leceh.

USING LEH CHEY IN A SENTENCE

  1. This guy sibei leh chey. (pronounced as leh-chay)
  2. Her attitude-filled talk is a total leh chey situation. (pronounced as leh-chey)
  3. Don’t be so leh chey just because you got promoted. There’s no need to belittle others. (pronounced as leh-chay)
  4. His obsession with wearing head-to-toe branded clothes is so leh chey, always trying to impress others. (pronounced as leh-chey)
  5. Why must you always brag about your achievements? It’s so leh chey, it’s unbearable. (pronounced as leh-chay)

ORIGIN OF LEH CHEY IN SINGLISH

The term leh chey is unique to Singapore. Originating from a mix of Malay and local dialects, it’s widely understood when used, and instantly identifies the speaker as a true-blue Singaporean. It’s truly leh chey!

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