Definition of mompara in English:

mompara

(also mampara)

noun

South African
derogatory
  • An unsophisticated country person.

    • ‘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.’
    idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod
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Origin

Fanakalo, literally ‘a fool’, also ‘waste material’.

Pronunciation

mompara

/mɒmˈpɑːrə/