Definition of nogal in English:



South African
  • What is more; moreover.

    ‘the picture would be ready in three minutes and for free nogal’
    • ‘The most sneaky of all sneaks, and we found him, in Jo'burg nogal!’
    • ‘A week is a short time in rugby especially when you're about to come up against what must currently be the top two nations… and on on their home turf nogal.’
    • ‘But I'm sure, for the sake of good traffic flow, that a large bus, with trailer nogal, should rather do business in a quieter part of the city.’
    • ‘Sometimes I actually felt sorry for our president, having to sit there in the sweltering heat listening to speaker after speaker telling him - at great length, nogal - what a thieving bunch of folk he has working for him and the country.’
    • ‘In addition, paintball markers make an unmistakeable racket and any ‘gang of paintball-gun-wielding vandals’ would immediately draw attention to themselves if they opened fire on someone's suburban property - twice in 24 hours, nogal.’
    • ‘Look at the ‘squatter’ camps which have sprung up in the country since 1994, and notice a few pertinent points: who are these so-called ‘squatters’ (in the land of their forebears and birth, nogal!)’


Afrikaans, literally ‘fairly, rather’.