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Glossary of Caribbean Words and Terms

This glossary includes dictionary-style definitions of perhaps unfamiliar words and terms related to Caribbean culture, food, weather and more.

'Lime' and 'Liming'
Glossary definition of Caribbean terms 'Lime' and 'Liming'

Irie
Gloasary definition of Jamaican Caribbean word Irie.

'Jump Up' and 'Fete'
Glossary definition of Caribbean terms 'Jump Up' and 'Fete'

'Respect' and 'Bless'
Glossary definition of Caribbean terms 'Respect' and 'Bless'

Jamaican 'Jerk' Cooking
Definition of Jamaican jerk cooking

Hurricane Warning
Brief glossary definition of a hurricane warning.

All-Inclusive Resort
Glossary definition of all inclusive

Hurricane Category Definitions: The Saffir-Simpson Scale
Hurricane Category Definitions: The Saffir-Simpson Scale of Hurricane Wind Strength

Hurricane Watch
Brief glossary definition of a hurricane watch.

Tropical Storm Warning
brief glossary definition of a tropical storm warning

Tropical Storm Watch
Brief glossary definition of a tropical storm watch.

Hurricane
Definition of a tropical hurricane, a cyclonic storm common in the tropics.

Definition of a Tropical Cyclone in the Caribbean or Atlantic Ocean
Definition of a Tropical Cyclone in the Caribbean or Atlantic Ocean

Full American Plan
Glossary definition of hotel full american plans

Definition of an Atlantic or Caribbean Tropical Storm
Definition of an Atlantic or Caribbean Tropical Storm

All-Inclusive Plan
Glossary definition of all-inclusive plans offered by hotels and resorts in the Caribbean

Definition of a Caribbean or Atlantic Tropical Depression
Definition of a Caribbean or Atlantic Tropical Depression

Definition of the European Plan offered at Caribbean hotels and resorts
Definition of the European Plan offered at Caribbean hotels and resorts

Ackee - What is Ackee?
Ackee is considered a fruit but it is cooked and used as a vegetable. It forms one half of Jamaica's national dish of Ackee and Salt Fish.

Definition of the Modified American Plan Offered at Caribbean Hotels and Resorts
Definition of the Modified American Plan Offered at Caribbean Hotels and Resorts

Greater Antilles
Definition of the Greater Antilles islands in the Caribbean

Greater Antilles
Definition of the Greater Antilles islands in the Caribbean

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