Meaning of Yoruba word Ọ̀dẹ.

Ọ̀dẹ is a derogatory and teasing Yoruba word that means “Fool“.

It can be used playfully between friends that are familiar with each other well. And it could be a serious insult too. But overall, Ọ̀dẹ is a derogatory word and an insult.

The meaning of ọ̀dẹ is “Fool“.

Pronunciation of Ọ̀dẹ: uh-deh


1. Ọ̀dẹ leleyii ṣá! Bó ṣe ń ṣe..

Meaning: This one is a fool sha. See how he/she is behaving..

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