rockspider

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rock +‎ spider

Noun[edit]

rockspider (plural rockspiders)

  1. (South Africa, slang, derogatory, offensive, ethnic slur) A white Afrikaner.
    • 1990, Rian Malan, My Traitor's Heart: Blood and Bad Dreams (page 54)
      [] the tyranny of the rockspiders, crunchies, hairybacks, ropes, and bloody Dutchmen. Those were the names by which we referred to Afrikaners.