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hardegat, adjective

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, combining form of hard hard + gat (not in polite use) anus.
slang
Stubborn, obstinate.
1950 E. Partridge Dict. of Underworld 321Hardegat, Stubborn.
1990 Weekly Mail 21 Dec. (Suppl.) 7Once South Africa started to change..its hardegat attitude to the outside world,..a great deal more would follow.
Stubborn, obstinate.
Derivatives:
Hence hardegat noun, pl. hardegatte /-xatə/, an obstinate person.
1991 A. Van Wyk Birth of New Afrikaner 68I was eventually crowned king of the hardegatte (tough cookies).

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