entjie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Cape "coloured" slang, the attempt to be street and ask to smoke the end of the ciggy "can I smoke the "end G" " with the accent specific to Cape Town and the general lack of front teeth in the area became "can I smoke the entjie?" and then just "entjie" for a ciggy.

Noun[edit]

entjie (plural entjies)

  1. (South Africa, slang) A cigarette.
    • 2005, Al Lovejoy, Acid Alex
      I begged him for an entjie and at first he said no, but then relented and gave me two loose ones and a box of matches []