Definition of boeremusiek in English:



mass nounSouth African
  • Traditional Afrikaner music, often for dancing.

    • ‘He plays boeremusiek as well as experimental jazz with the same amount of ease.’
    • ‘In the last year, ‘Satisfaction Music Mix’, which plays a mixture of saki/saki, boeremusiek, some rave, and country and western catering for the young and old, has played every Saturday at Voorpos School in Cambridge West.’
    • ‘The CD's are cheap because I do not sell boeremusiek but promote boeremusiek.’
    • ‘In its ninth year in 2003, South Africa's own version of the Grammies honours a wide range of the country's musicians and industry players in categories including kwaito, gospel, jazz, boeremusiek, music video and best soundtrack.’


Afrikaans, from boere ‘Afrikaner’ + musiek ‘music’.