/ (mɔɪ) /
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Southern African slang pleasing; nice
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Word Origin for mooi
Words nearby mooi
mood music, moody, Moog, moo goo gai pan, Moog synthesizer, mooi, moo juice, mook, mool, moola, moolah
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How to use mooi in a sentence
It lay about thirty miles away to the east, in the loop of a beautiful stream that is now known as the Mooi River.Marie|H. Rider Haggard
After a halt they took another twelve miles stretch to Mooi River.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
The patient was rendered unconscious and was removed to Mooi River.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
After proceeding some five or six miles, the force came to the pretty little Mooi River.The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War|Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
A Hottentot was crossing the Mooi river drift, another man following a short distance in the rear.Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa|Alfred W. Drayson