KENGKOY

kengkoy: joker, comedian, fool

Huwag magpa-kengkoy-kengkoy.
Don’t act like jokesters.

Now less common spelling variation: kenkoy

In fact, the word is derived from the nickname Kenkoy of the character Francisco Harabas in a Philippine comics created by writer Romualdo Ramos and cartoonist/illustrator Tony Velasquez in 1929.


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