One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural outjiesSouth African
A young boy.
child, baby, infant, son, daughter, youngster, little one, tot, tiny totView synonyms
- ‘All went well until the little outjie's turn whose first language was quite obviously not Afrikaans.’
Afrikaans, from ou ‘old’ + the diminutive suffix -jie.
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