nooit

/ (nɔɪt) /

interjection

Southern African an exclamation expressive of surprise, admiration, disgust, etc

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Word Origin for nooit

from Afrikaans, literally: never
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Example sentences from the Web for nooit

  • So in Holland: many country retreats of retired tradespeople bear such names as “Nooit gedacht,” (never expected,) &c.