Definition of dagga in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdaKHə/
Pronunciation: /ˈdaɡə/


chiefly South African
Example sentences
  • Superintendent Oates said once the growers had harvested their crops, they passed the dagga on to dealers who used various methods to transport it to the major cities.
  • Most of the dagga had been confiscated by the organised crime unit with assistance from local dog unit members on the N2 near Komga during routine patrols.
  • Marais said the man had no knowledge of selling the dagga to the men and it was later found they had broken into a second house owned by him using the bolt cutter to cut a padlock.


Late 17th century: from Afrikaans, from Khoikhoi dachab.

Words that rhyme with dagga

Aga, Braga, dargah, laager, lager, naga, Onondaga, raga, saga

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Syllabification: dag·ga

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