duppy

noun plural -pies

Caribbean a spirit or ghost

Nearby words

  1. duplicitous,
  2. duplicitously,
  3. duplicity,
  4. dupondius,
  5. dupont,
  6. dupré,
  7. dupré, jules,
  8. dupuy-dutemps operation,
  9. dupuytren's amputation,
  10. dupuytren's contracture

Word Origin for duppy

C18: probably of African origin

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