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Inside joke by bilingual speakers of English and Japanese.
Intentionally bad parodies of English exploited for comic effect for an intended audience of bilingual Japanese / English speakers.

Examples:

The comedy skit "Tokyo Breakfast", a train wreck between Engrish and Ebonics which lampoons American and Japanese pop culture.

"Taksetawah", a Japanese-sounding name which is actually a tongue-in-cheek criticism -- in Engrish -- of the extravagant expense of the Tokyo Metropolitan building: "Tax Tower".
by Taksetawah March 14, 2005
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A vocabulary consisting of all letters of the alphabet except the letter "L", in which the letter "R" is used in its place.
Hurro I am Japanese and I have finally learnt how to speak Engrish.
by umbie March 21, 2004
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n. English spoken with a heavy asian accent The subject of English.

Sp. Variant: Ingrish
(as a mode of speaking)
"Dude, you call yourself a FOB? Your Engrish is horrible! You speak better English than the Americans!"

(as a subject)
asian mom: "You get B+ in Engrish! Why you get B+ in engrish?! Dis is unaxetable! Wut you tink your punishment shood be?"
by azer29 October 11, 2006
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Engrish began as a racially discriminating term against asians who biologically have trouble pronunciating the "L" sound. Often times it comes out sounding like an "R". Thus engLish becomes engRish. However, it now has become more of a joke whenever there are bad translations on signs or video games...
"All your base are belong to us"
"You are teh suck"
"This guy are sick
by Mike Truitt June 10, 2003
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the often funny English mistakes that appear in asian advertisig.

i think that when asains make mistakes/differrent words in their language, that it also should be engrish
'hey, look at that engrish, i guess were going on the train side instead of train ride!"

i have a friend that is from korea and and says funny stuff for example:
my tooth hurts = my teef hurt

you b*tch = you beach

ur mom = your mother
by Kelsey 10106 July 03, 2006
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a shitty strategy to get somebody to rent a place... fuck I hate morons
No pet

No drug

No smoking inside unit

No lough noise

Reference require

^from an ad on craigslist for a room in Hongcouver, the canadian capital of engrish
by JonathanTM July 25, 2009
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The melding of Japanese and English. For example, speaking mainly in english but adding in Japanese words where necessary.
Tom was speaking Engrish when he said,
"That cat is so kawaii."
by Sam Barnes February 10, 2005
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