Definitions

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  • adj. politically conservative or pessimistic

Etymologies

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Afrikaans

Examples

  • He accused the DP of being "verkramp" (conservative) and said its only ambition was to be an opposition party.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Law and Order Minister Hernus Kriel denied he was "verkramp" but was part of the government which instituted the Group

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • An elder brother of former president FW de Klerk, he, among other contributions, coined the terms "verlig" and "verkramp".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Daar heers 'n drog redenasie dat jy verlig is as jy pro-ANC is en verkramp as jy anti-ANC is.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The all-male Freedom Front members 'offices, jokingly described by an NP legislator as "small and verkramp", are bare except for

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Centre, Mr Foster said Mr Kriel had denied he was verkramp because he had abolished the Group Areas Act. "It ws him and all the other Kriels which instituted it in the first place.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Hartzenberg is so verkramp that you can plough with him. "

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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