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outjie

Line breaks: out¦jie
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊki
 
, -tʃi/

Definition of outjie in English:

noun (plural outjies)

South African informal
A young boy.
Example sentences
  • All went well until the little outjie's turn whose first language was quite obviously not Afrikaans.

Origin

Afrikaans, from ou 'old' + the diminutive suffix -jie.

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