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bakkie

bakkie n. a small pick-up truck or van. Etymological Note: The Datsun 680, 1200, and 1400 light trucks were a few of several similar models, made by the now-defunct manufacturer, which took the nickname “bakkie.” A similar vehicle is now...

bakkie

bakkie
 n.— «Eventually, along came a “bakkie”—a small farm van—and the driver took me to near Sterkspruit.» —“A Walk to Freedom” New York Times Jan. 8, 1978. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

chicane

chicane  n.— «A maze-like series of four concrete barriers known as a chicane was constructed at the head of the street where the building was located. The suicide van managed to get through that series of barriers.» —“Criticism of...

gyaru-moji

gyaru-moji  n.— «Japanese girls, however, now prefer to communicate amongst each other using special characters that require more time to input. These characters are called “gyaru-moji” (gyaru is the slang word for girl). The...

dry drunk

dry drunk  n.— «Dry drunk is a slang term used by members and supporters of Alcoholics Anonymous and substance abuse counselors to describe the recovering alcoholic who is no longer drinking, one who is dry, but whose thinking is clouded...