Portuguese slang for «portuguese». It started out by being a derogatory term used by the African rebels during the Portuguese colonial wars (1960's - 1974). Ironically, it is now a word that overly patriotic portuguese use to refer to themselves.
«Estão ali mais tugas.» - Look, more portuguese people over there.

«Orgulho Tuga» - Portuguese Pride
by Marquis de Carabas July 05, 2004
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The action of asking if someone speaks portuguese.
Dave: tuga?
Random NN: Calou ó boi
by lol360lel December 15, 2020
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A desisse that u get form listening to songs form balkan region of singers like: saban, djani, sinan sakic ... and so on. When tuga gets you it never lets go of you. Tuga once got 4 boys (A,L,T,K) and its said only they can live with tuga... everyone else is in great danger.
Oh no i thing tuga got me last night in the bar
by Switchblade22 February 20, 2021
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Tuga is the definition for someone who’s cooler than you and was born in Portugal
Ey! you think you’re a tuga? So... I think you didn’t understand what tuga means ...!
by Gloria the chicken December 07, 2018
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abbreviation of the spanish term for turtle, 'tortuga'. it is used to refer to a person with turtle-like characteristics, most commonly a back that resembles a shell.
Eres un 'Tuga
by koikoikoi January 11, 2010
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meaning Portuguese gangster who lives his life on crime robberies fraud and other illegal jobs.
Police: hey catch that mother fukin tuga man!
by Urban0 December 01, 2004
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Portuguese Hip Hop. Portuguese artists and portuguese Hip Hop audience very rarely use the expression "Portuguese Hip Hop", instead they say "Hip Hop Tuga".
"Eu só ouço Hip Hop Tuga" - I only listen to Portuguese Hip Hop.

"Represento o Hip Hop tuga" - I represent Portuguese Hip Hop.
by Nicolau November 26, 2005
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