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South African English slang
skollie (plural skollies)
- The guy who was with me in the pub the previous day, in trying to explain to me who it was that had been killed, described him as a "skollie-intellectual". There is no direct translation for the term "skollie".
- It meant someone who was committed to improving the lives of ordinary people.
1978: A Dictionary of South African English: Editor Jean Branford.