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  • n. An armed gangster.


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  • After a hot shower and a family prayer, a delicious meal of Umma’s fish seasoned with a Sudanese hot sauce called shotta, soup, vegetables, salad, and fresh, hot homemade bread felt good in my stomach.


  • But to the uniformed men and women who crowded her living room, the lanky 29-year-old with a limp had the look of a gunman -- "a shotta," one of them told her.

    Madeleine Bair: Casualties on the Battlefield of the "War on Drugs"

  • He says, .. ya Yohan shotta beeg cow behind da front leg running across a bog at 70 meter,. legs get tangle up pretty quick, ..

    Where the Metal Meets the Meat

  • July 25th, 2006 at 8: 12 am shotta says: hey guys, please check out this link.

    Think Progress » White House Endorses Column Calling For Israel to Attack Syria

  • I ordered those purple Kalamata olives that I enjoy with cayenne-spiced onions and shotta.


  • Dennis is a shotta, or drug dealer, partnered with his best friend Noel, whose vibrant dialogue shows unyielding allegiance to his friend and the Brixton streets.

    Paste Magazine

  • Spike on June 14, 2009 at 9: 48 pm shotta-gunna dude there seems to be two schools of htought where denilson is concerned, either love him cause he is doing what the manager asked of him out of position or hate him because he is a water carrier without the perceived end product.

    British Blogs

  • The dancehall is the place where the shotta, who has no education, no middle-class connections, no colour credentials, no good looks and no uptown address, can come and feel honoured and celebrated for the sheer power of his gun and his savagery, "Boyne wrote many years ago.

    Jamaica Gleaner Online


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  • Yeah yeah, shotta wotta cotta.

    April 27, 2015

  • Old mobsters retire 'cause they gotta.

    If a paisan don't know then he oughta:

    The new way to play

    Is the Jamaican way;

    Go now or you'll deal with a shotta.

    April 26, 2015