Lancheow however is used in a wider literary sense in Singlish to describe a broad category of unpleasant things, including asinine people, as well as as an expletive exclamation.
Lanchoew lah! Kenah arrowed again. (Used as an expletive exclamation)
That stoopid asshole, sibeh lancheow one ... (Used as an adjective)
This fuck is simi lancheow? (What the fuck is this?)