ASTIG

astig
adjective: tough, macho
noun: a man who's tough, cool


This Tagalog slang is from the inversion of the syllables in the word tigas, meaning hard.

 

astig
cool, badass, kickass


Astig ng suot mo, pare!
Your duds are cool, dude!
= What you're wearing is hip (in a masculine way).


Astig ng dating mo, pare!
You make a cool impression, bro!


ang dalawang astig
the two tough guys
= the two cool guys


ang mga astig ng Maynila
the tough guys of Manila


Sino ang pinaka-astig?
Who's the toughest and coolest?


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