simpel, adjective

Origin:
Afrikaans
Stupid, thick-headed; mentally retarded. See also dof, dom sense a.
1950 H.C. Bosman in S. Gray Makapan’s Caves (1987) 119People must have been a bit simpel in the head, in those old times that Oupa Beller was talking about if they thought anything about that sort of news.
1984 B. Johnson-Barker in Wynboer June 71It was one thing to be simpel, but to be stupid was quite another.
Stupid, thick-headed; mentally retarded.

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