This is a term used amongst people from Malta to describe the people from the upper classes or those pretending to be from the upper class.Usually, they would be those living in the area of Sliema, St.Julians etc. They would be those that mix English words in Maltese phrases to make themselves seem that they come from upper class. its a term to describe the stuck up people from Malta- those that put their noses in the air and who wear only brand names.
She is definately 'tal-pepe'-she stands as if the world owed her something
by chris110 April 21, 2007