One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the former South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd or his policies.‘he was accused of Verwoerdian thinking’
- ‘Visitors to the website should be forgiven for thinking that the party is some Verwoerdian nightmare.’
- ‘How on earth does the party hope to persuade voters it is not an apartheid relic when a third of its sitting MPs still have names harking back to the Verwoerdian era?’
- ‘Coercive equity quotas are a Verwoerdian wrong the party should not and will not support.’
- ‘Up to his death, he clung to Verwoerdian apartheid ideology.’
- ‘This dizzying plunge through a Verwoerdian time warp was triggered by the Employment Equity Amendment Bill.’
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