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dik, adjective

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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, ‘thick’; ‘full’.
slang
1.
a. Full, replete, sated.
1970 A. Van der Berg Informant, PretoriaI feel so dik from all that lovely food.
1991 B. Carlyon Informant, JohannesburgI’ve eaten so much I feel really dik.
b. In the expression to be dik of, to have tired of someone or something.
1986 L.A. Barnes in Eng. Usage in Sn Afr. Vol.17 No.2, 2I’m dik of your praatjies ‘I’m tired of your nonsense.’
2. Stupid, dense, ‘thick’. Also absolute. Cf. dom sense a. See also dikkop sense 4.
1970 K. Nicol Informant, DurbanOnly a dik ou could plug that exam.
1991 S. Pam in Fair Lady 6 Nov. 88Let’s burn the three D’s — the dom, dik and difficult, and every flat-footed son of a foot-baller!
3. Fat, large.
1970 K. Nicol Informant, DurbanCassius Clay is a dik ou. (Hefty, big).
1994 Sunday Times 23 Jan. 28 (advt)Watching rugby without a dik stick of biltong and a Joe Rogers knife in front of you would be like playing rugby without a ball.
Full, replete, sated.
In the expression to be dik of, to have tired of someone or something.
Stupid, dense, ‘thick’. Also absolute.
Fat, large.

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