noun (plural pondoks or pondokkies)South African
- A rough shelter made of scraps of wood, cardboard, or corrugated iron.More example sentences
- Ferdiny: ‘Should we sleep here in the pondok or in the tents?’
- There is a vast difference between somebody living in a shanty town hoping for a small plot on which to erect a pondok and somebody who wants to become a full-time bona fide farmer.
Afrikaans, from Malay.