Definition of barkada in English:

barkada

nounplural noun barkada, plural noun barkadas

Philippines
  • A group of friends.

    ‘he spent his time drinking and hanging out with his barkada’
    • ‘the ultimate barkada movie’

Pronunciation

barkada

/bärˈkädə/ /bɑrˈkɑdə/

Origin

Tagalog, from Spanish barcada ‘boatload’.