domkop

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

domkop (plural domkops)

  1. (South Africa) dummkopf; idiot; dunce
    • 2008, William Higham, Nakada's Touch (page 316)
      'Sies, man,' a voice said. 'You're a domkop. How you gonna see 'em?'

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Bahuvrihi compound of dom (dumb) +‎ kop (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔm.kɔp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dom‧kop

Noun[edit]

domkop m (plural domkoppen, diminutive domkopje n)

  1. A stupid (not clever) person, a dunce, a duffer
    Synonyms: dommerik, domoor, dwaas, ezel, ezelskop, idioot, oen, steenezel, stommeling, sufferd, sufkop

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