Definition of Ah Beng in English:

Ah Beng


SE Asian
derogatory, informal
  • (in Singapore and Malaysia) a young man who wears fashionable or designer clothing and whose behaviour is considered brash and loutish.

    ‘an Ah Beng hit my stationary car’
    as modifier ‘they were dressed in Ah Beng fashion’


1980s: apparently from Chinese A-Bêng, of uncertain origin.


Ah Beng

/ˈɑː bɛŋ/