KUBOL

Kahulugan ng salitang kubol sa Tagalog: habong, kubong

kubol: temporary shelter

old Filipino slang: prison showers

In the year 2016, the word kubol gained notoriety in Philippine news after it was revealed that powerful prisoners inside the National Bilibid Prison each had their luxurious accommodations called kubol.

In other contexts, this word has also been translated into English as a “makeshift tent” or “booth,” as in a voting booth or information booth.