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skolly

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɒli/

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Definition of skolly in English:

noun (plural skollies)

South African informal
A petty criminal of mixed ethnic origin; a hooligan.

Origin

Afrikaans, probably from Dutch schoelje 'rogue'.

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