taingang kawali (taingang kawalì) Filipino/Tagalog term
Also spelled as: tengang kawalìWord origin: Tagalog
Literal meaning: ear of the carajay
- bingi o nagbibingi-bingihan lamang
- taong ayaw makinig
- deaf or pretending to be deaf
- a person who turns a deaf ear to any suggestion
- Lakasan mo ang iyong boses kasi taingang kawalì mayroon ang taong iyan.
- Raise your voice because that person is pretending to be deaf.
- all ears