boitjie

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans, from English boy.

Noun[edit]

boitjie (plural boitjies)

  1. (South Africa, slang) A sporty young man; a jock.
    • 2002, Justin Fox, With both hands waving: a journey through Mozambique (page 44)
      'It's a local fish - tastes just like barracuda,' said Leo from behind the bar as we dug into platteland-size plates of fish. A bunch of boitjies stood resting their boeps against the counter and talking about fish size and breast size.