vies, adjective

Also fies.
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans (from Dutch vies dirty, nasty).
Furiously angry.
1916 S. Black in S. Gray Three Plays (1984) 207Van K: I picked up a paper and read the advert, ‘Strongly recommended to colonials, quiet, Christian home...’ The last place I lived in made me absolutely fies. Mrs H: Fish? Van K: No, fies — fed up!
c1929 S. Black in S. Gray Three Plays 100Sophie: This is your demn fault. Frikkie: My fault? Sophie: Yes,..I’m blooming vies for you.
1969 A. Fugard Boesman & Lena 12This time I’m laughing, and you...! Vies! You don’t like it when somebody else laughs.
1970 J.L. Cousins Informant, VryburgWhy do you look so vies?
1989 Weekend Argus 25 Nov. 21I get the hell in — not cross but in Afrikaans vies.
1990 Frontline Jan. 9The doctor..was vies. He said that he had been to the hotel. He had also phoned them to warn them that he isn’t white. They had said that’s fine, no problem.
Furiously angry.
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