Definition of dagga in English:


Syllabification: dag·ga
Pronunciation: /ˈdagə


chiefly South African
  • Marijuana.
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    • 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.

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