Home » Dictionary » tik tik

tik tik

tik tik
 n.— «The community of Mitchell’s Plain, especially the youth would be informed about the use of the latest drug craze, crystal methamphetamine, also known as tik-tik.» —“More Drug Busts Looming in Wcape” by Karen Pretorius in Capetown, South Africa BuaNews (Pretoria, South Africa) June 22, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Tiger Tail (episode #1540)

You may have a favorite word in English, but what about your favorite in another language? The Spanish term ojalá is especially handy for expressing hopefulness and derives from Arabic for “God willing.” In Trinidad, if you want to ask...

Bug in Your Ear (episode #1537)

Is there something inherent in English that makes it the linguistic equivalent of the Borg, dominating and consuming other languages in its path? No, not at all. The answer lies with politics and conquest rather than language itself. Plus: a new...