Definition of boeremusiek in English:

Share this entry

boeremusiek

Pronunciation: /ˈbʊərəˌmjuːsɪk/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun] South African
Traditional Afrikaner music, often for dancing.
Example sentences
  • In its ninth year in 2003, South Africa's own version of the Grammies honours a wide range of the country's musicians and industry players in categories including kwaito, gospel, jazz, boeremusiek, music video and best soundtrack.
  • In the last year, ‘Satisfaction Music Mix’, which plays a mixture of saki/saki, boeremusiek, some rave, and country and western catering for the young and old, has played every Saturday at Voorpos School in Cambridge West.
  • He plays boeremusiek as well as experimental jazz with the same amount of ease.

Origin

Afrikaans, from boere 'Afrikaner' + musiek 'music'.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.