Definition of vasbyt in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfasbeɪt/


[no object] South African
Be stoical: I am expected to vasbyt and bite back my tears
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  • Very childish, we know, but sometimes we just have to ‘vasbyt’ until next year.
  • I must be honest that I am finding it a bit difficult on my own but there ain't no turning back now - I gave up everything in Durban to come over here and have to vasbyt!


Afrikaans, literally 'bite hard'.

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