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spaza shop

/ (ˈspɑːzə) /

noun

Southern African slang a small informal shop in a township, often run from a private house

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Nearby words

spay, spayad, spayard, spaying, spaz, spaza shop, spca, spck, spd, spda, speak

Word Origin for spaza shop

from township slang: dummy, camouflaged
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