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dop, verb2

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, from dop a drink, see dop noun.
colloquial
a. intransitive. To drink.
1977 Sunday Times 1 May 7It is a society with a language of its own. You ‘dop’ too much, become ‘gerooked’ and have ‘babelaas’ next morning.
1991 D. Ashman Informant, Cape TownDoppie (n.): A person who dops.
b. transitive. To drink (alcohol).
1981 Cape Times 28 Dec. 9These holiday jollers..gooi a line without any bait in our muddy waters after dopping a cellar cask.
To drink.
To drink (alcohol).
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Hence dopped up participial adjectival phrase, drunk.
1989 D. Kramer in ADA No.7, 8When they got to the braai the guys who had invited them had already had a braai. So they were quite ‘dopped’ up.

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