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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).


Afrikaans, literally 'red-neck'.

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