noun (plural skollies)South African • informal
- A petty criminal of mixed ethnic origin; a hooligan.More example sentences
- We were laughing and having a good time but soon some skollies came looking to see what was going on.
- Sometimes using colored girls for decoys, skollies waylay and rob British and American servicemen.
- But this is not just about some skollies stealing and murdering.
Afrikaans, probably from Dutch schoelje 'rogue'.