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skelm

/ (ˈskɛləm) /
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noun
Southern African informal a villain or crook
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Word Origin for skelm

Afrikaans
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How to use skelm in a sentence

  • Oom Leeuw crept up slowly, quietly, like a skelm, behind Brother Bullfrog.

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