Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of rooinek in English:
nounSouth African informal, offensive
An English person or an English-speaking South African (used chiefly by Afrikaners).
- People call me ‘soutie’ or ‘rooinek’ regularly, and you don't see me taking them to court about it.
- If someone wants to call me a rooinek or a soutie because I come from a British background, so be it.
Afrikaans, literally 'red-neck'.
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