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domkop, noun

Forms:
Also with initial capital.
Plurals:
domkoppe /ˈdɔmkɔpə/, formerly domkoppen.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, dom stupid, foolish + kop head.
a. A fool, dunce. Also attributive.
1910 D. Fairbridge That Which Hath Been (1913) 134If these domkoppen could but see it, they stand to make more by following his Excellency’s advice than by ignoring it.
1989 B. Courtenay Power of One 219Bronkhorst, you are a domkop.
b. Used as a term of address.
[1947 C.R. Prance Antic Mem. 72Stripped to the waist at last, Oom Jurie bobbed out to try protest again, ‘Maar, Majoor, ek...’, only to be called ‘dom-kop’ or dunderhead and ordered back to take off his boots and trousers.]
1989 B. Courtenay Power of One 36Domkop! Don’t you even know your left from your right?
A fool, dunce. Also attributive.
Used as a term of address.

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