Siao On

Siao On

Origin: Hokkien/Singlish – describes a person who is too serious in things that he/she does.

Siao On is a combination of hokkien and english which is used to described a person who is always on the ball and often is the one that spoils the market for everyone.

Adjective:

“Eh John, don’t be so siao on leh. Exams are still so far away, don’t study lah…come out and play with us at the playground leh.

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