Definition of voetstoots in English:

voetstoots

Line breaks: voet|stoots
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊtˌstʊəts/

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adverb & adjective

South African
  • 1 Law (Of a sale or purchase) without guarantee or warranty; at the buyer’s risk: [as adverb]: the property is sold voetstoots [as adjective]: auctions are voetstoots deals
  • 2Without reservation or qualification: [as adverb]: I’m not entirely in favour of school uniforms voetstoots

Origin

Afrikaans, from the Dutch phrase met de voet te stoten 'to push with the foot'.

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