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rooinek

[roo-ee-nek] /ˈru iˌnɛk/
noun, South African.
1.
Briton; Britisher.
Origin of rooinek
1885-1890
1885-90; < Afrikaans, equivalent to rooi red + nek neck
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British Dictionary definitions for rooinek

rooinek

/ˈrʊɪnɛk; ˈrɔɪ-/
noun
1.
(South African) a contemptuous or jocular name for an English person or an English-speaking South African
Word Origin
C19: Afrikaans, literally: red neck
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