Filipinos have the tendency to coin words or terms that is technically non-existent in the English or Tagalog dictionary. However, some words or even expressions have been so overused that the Oxford English Dictionary has recently added 40 Filipino-English words to their dictionary. A few of these words are a favorite of gal pals. From the nationwide famous “KKB” to every girl’s must-have “kikay kit”, here are a few girly (and some not so girly) Filipino terms that have made it to the Oxford English Dictionary:

1. Barkada: A group of friends

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