Definition of ouboet in English:

ouboet

noun

South African
informal
  • Used as an affectionate way of addressing or referring to an older brother or male friend.

    ‘as soon as we find out we will let you know, ouboet’
    • ‘I have a lovely, small old-fashioned one which my ouboet made for me.’
    • ‘And I'm not referring to the fact that she married my ouboet neither!’

Origin

Afrikaans, from ou ‘old’ + boet ‘mate’ (from Dutch dialect boet ‘youngster’).

Pronunciation

ouboet

/ˈəʊbʊt/