One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An unsophisticated country person.
idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clodView synonyms
- ‘I wonder if she has any words of advice for our very own, mampara?’
- ‘Anybody who questions this value system is a moegoe or a mampara.’
- ‘The Sunday Times picked him as its mampara of the week.’
Fanakalo, literally ‘a fool’, also ‘waste material’.
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