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rooinek Line breaks: rooi|nek
Pronunciation: /ˈrɔɪnɛk/

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Definition of rooinek in English:


South African informal, offensive
An English person or an English-speaking South African (used chiefly by Afrikaners).
Example sentences
  • 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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