Share this entry
skebenga Line breaks: ske|benga
Pronunciation: /skəˈbɛŋɡə/

Definition of skebenga in English:


South African
A gangster; a bandit.
Example sentences
  • The idea of spending a night or two in an overcrowded communal cell of 40 to 60 hardened local skebengas will be far too bitter to stomach.


From Zulu isigebengu 'bandit, plunderer'.

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.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources