Deb (paranoiaclub) wrote in linguaphiles,
Deb
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Italian - slang?

My Italian students keep using the word búbu which they think is hilariously funny. I can't find the word in my Italian-English dictionary, so I'm guessing it might be a slang term or swear word. Has anyone here come across the word? I'd like to know just how offensive they are being!
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