Meaning of Bàbá Wèrè.

Bàbá Wèrè is a slang that Yoruba guys and ladies use to address a guy who is prone to doing crazy stuffs. It’s not necessarily an insult. But rather, it’s a slang used to tease other people. It is commonly used among Yoruba guys that are friends to refer to each other. Baba were is NOT an insult. Rather, it’s a teasing remark. Yoruba people are known to play with insults casually.

Bàbá wèrè means literally, “Crazy man or Crazy father”.


1. Bọbọ yìí tí tun lọ mú ọtí.. bàbá wèrè!

(This guy has gone again to drink beer.. crazy man!)

Moyinoluwa Olawoye

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