portagee-man-o-war (n) Hawaiian Pidgin for a type of stinging jellyfish. For example: “Ho, ‘Ilima, careful where you put your nose, yeah? Better watch out for portagee-man-o-war! I bet the buggers wen wash up on the beach last night.” ~ Uncle Kahana Like this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.