1. Nolwazi Kwayedza


    zvomoka means to be unplugged or to be removed from a normal position. Another similar word in chiShona is svomoka which also means that an object (or a thing) is not situated or located in its usual place. Example:
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    zvondo means a strong dislike or animosity towards someone or something Synonyms for zvondo are rutodo, ruvengo or daka. Example:
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    zvongonyoka means either serpentine, rectilinear, sidewinding, or concertina movement. For instance, the way snakes or some creatures without legs move on the ground. A synonym for zvongonyoka is zvonga. Example:
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    zvuzvurudza means to pull or drag something forcefully Example:
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    zwana means two days ago or the day before yesterday. For example, if today is Friday you'd be talking about Wednesday. And a synonym of zwana is marimwezuro. However, you are less likely to hear zwana in many conversations or come across it on social media because many Zimbos nowadays don't...
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    adhiresi means address e.g., a place where someone or something can be found or contacted, typically consisting of a house number, street name, and sometimes a postcode. This can also mean a website address too. Examples
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    apuro 1: an apple i.e., a green or a red firm fruit whose shape is like a tennis ball but with a crispy edible exocarp (or skin). It's also used to make a wide range of ciders or good ole pruno in the penitentiary. 2: apple as in Apple Inc. i.e., a U.S. of Ayy technology company that is more...
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    So Melody Natalie Mhandu went to Havard Business School, huh?

    I didn't know Melody Natalie Mhandu went to Havard Business School ka ini. She sure must be hella smart. But guys, why does she have to constantly thirst trap?
  9. Nolwazi Kwayedza


    madhunamutuna means either of the following: 1: an inharmonious situation wherein folks are having a hard time getting along with one another. Hence, in the absence of a resolution to all disputes, the scenario thereof will most likely spiral out of control whereupon some parties involved will...
  10. Nolwazi Kwayedza

    Ndoshanda ne headline badzi

    ndoshanda ne headline badzi this is a phrase Shonglish phrase that you use when you find yourself rushing to a conclusion of a story after viewing only its suoshal media's title and thumbnail. In formal English, the expression ndoshanda ne headline badzi would literarily mean "I only read the...
  11. Nolwazi Kwayedza

    Mari isina noise

    mari isina noise is a Shonglish phrase that can both mean old money or the idea of being rich without flaunting it. It connotes a sense of modesty and discretion, as opposed to the more ostentatious display of wealth often seen on social media by mbinga dzitsva (¨nouveau riche¨). Their...
  12. Sekuru Dhorofiya

    Is Gemma Griffiths African?

    Do y'all oans and daiges consider Gemma Griffiths to be African? Otherwise, she seems proud to be Zimbabwean as far as I can tell.
  13. Nolwazi Kwayedza

    slang Bhesi

    bhesi it's usually a place (e.g., a friend or a relative's house) with free temporary accommodation where some Zimbo men bring their girlfriends to enjoy a few rounds because they often don't have funds for a better location e.g., a lodge or a hotel. For interest's sake, Zimbo men with money...
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    Ngeyi uchiramba?

    ngeyi uchiramba Definition: explain why you are refusing or why are you in denial? Note: this catchphrase is often used by Panganai Java (aka Passion Java or Prophet Twabam). Sometimes members belonging to the ZANU-PF political party in the Republic of Zimbabwe use this catchphrase too as a...
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    Kufira pakati pemakumbo sengoma

    kufira pakati pemakumbo sengoma Definition: a tendency to obsessively engage in lovemaking due to an intense desire for coitus so much that a day does not feel complete without getting off several times. This quote is derived from how a drum player will tilt and aggressively squeeze the body...
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    slang Chi zhing-zhong

    chi zhing-zhong this means Chinese language and it doesn't matter what dialect it is whether it's Mandarin, Cantonese, or whatever. Chi zhing-zhong is sometimes loosely used in reference to Oriental culture just like how the word Chivheti is used in the context of Occidental culture. However...
  17. Nolwazi Kwayedza

    Bharanzi kugwinha gwalangwa hakudanwi anonzwa

    bharanzi kugwinha gwalangwa hakudanwi anonzwa means when an uncultivated person starts making a few coins they are often too eager to let the world know they are now a mbingaldo by flashing money whilst the wealthy remain steady — moving in silence. Note: Although people are entitled to do...
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    slang Kuvha

    kuvha Definition: a soft drink or any type of non-alcoholic beverage except bottled water. SN example: EN translation:
  19. Numero Uno

    Is There Crony Capitalism in The Republic of Zimbabwe?

    Does the current economic system in the Republic of Zimbabwe revolve around crony capitalism?
  20. Borrowdale Barron

    Oans Wah Tings Daiges Wear Dat Yu Don't Laik?

    Oans niem di tings dat daiges wear dat yu don't laik at all