The phrase "chipoko round" in Zim slang is used to describe a moment of being duped, swindled, or ghosted by another person after they promise to do something for you in return for a favor.

Or when you are left stranded after closing a deal you thought will materialize into something tangible like cold, hard cash.

Note: Chipoko means 'ghost' in the Shona language, hence the idea of being ghosted (kuvharwa or kujutwa in local lingo)

Example Usage 1: "Sha, mufesi uya akanditamba ten naught, chipoko round after tawirirana madhiri edu..."

Example Usage 2: (a small house might say) "Baba vaya vakanditamba chipoko round, manje ini ndirikuda mari yangu ye rent by tomorrow otherwise maV11 avo ese ndomayanika."
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Oan 'chipoko round' can mean chimoko chakatsotswa binzi. Waiziva!
Nolwazi Kwayedza
Nolwazi Kwayedza
Handirambe it's just that I wrote it kuti zviverengeke kune munhu wese. Ndoyacho!
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