Definition of boet in English:

boet

noun

South African
informal
  • 1A brother. Also prefixed to a man's first name as an informal title.

  • 2As a familiar form of address: mate, pal.

Origin

1920s. From Afrikaans boet brother, comrade from Dutch regional (Zeeland and West Flemish) boet boy, youth, probably a hypocoristic form of broeder.

Pronunciation

boet

/bʊt/