Definition of gogga in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈxɔxə
, ˈxɔxɔ


South African informal
An insect or creepy-crawly: I was frightened by the goggas and crawling lizards
More example sentences
  • I slip out at night with a torch to check on nocturnal goggas.
  • We are convinced there are many more cans of worms and goggas to be opened.
  • If we remove the goggas from the cycles of life the entire biological network will fall apart.


Afrikaans, from Khoikhoi xo-xon, a collective term for slithering and creeping creatures.

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