noun (plural bakkies)South African
1A light truck or pickup truck.
- They were especially successful in sales of bakkies (pick-ups).
- Three people died and six others were injured when a bakkie and a truck collided outside Stutterheim yesterday afternoon.
- Sales of new light commercial vehicles, bakkies and minibuses had also maintained strong upward momentum.
Afrikaans, from bak 'container' + the diminutive suffix -ie.
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