Werey/Wèrè- Here’s The Meaning


Werey/Wèrè is a Yoruba word that is very common. Put, extremely common. In slang form, Wèrè is written commonly as Werey. Werey is the wrong spelling.

The meaning of Werey/Wèrè is, “mad person”.

Pronunciation of Were: way-ray


1. Ṣe wèrè l’eleyi ni?

Meaning: Is this one a mad person?

As you can see, Were is a derogatory Yoruba word. So, be careful while using it.

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