Definition of mompara in English:

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mompara

Pronunciation: /mɒmˈpɑːrə/
(also mampara)

noun

South African derogatory
An unsophisticated country person.
Example sentences
  • Anybody who questions this value system is a moegoe or a mampara.
  • The Sunday Times picked him as its mampara of the week.
  • I wonder if she has any words of advice for our very own, mampara?

Origin

Fanakalo, literally 'a fool', also 'waste material'.

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