nooit

/ (nɔɪt) /

interjection

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

Nearby words

  1. noodle,
  2. noodlehead,
  3. noodling,
  4. noogie,
  5. noogoora burr,
  6. nook,
  7. nook and cranny, every,
  8. nookery,
  9. nookie,
  10. nooky

Word Origin for nooit

from Afrikaans, literally: never

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Examples from the Web for nooit

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