A male version of an ah lian (see ah lian
). Bad fashion sense, distasteful male who speaks bad english, is lowly educated, crude, loud, foul mouthed. Often times seen in unsavoury places like nightclubs or karaoke joints with cigarette in mouth; often times trying to pick up (but in vain). A hokkien term, commonly used in Singapore / Malaysia. Also known as pests of society!
Did you see that chao ah beng? Comb sticking out of his pocket, puffy hair, squatting in one corner smoking cigarette, damn cannot make it rite?