Definition of skebenga in English:

skebenga

noun

South African
  • A gangster; a bandit.

    • ‘The idea of spending a night or two in an overcrowded communal cell of 40 to 60 hardened local skebengas will be far too bitter to stomach.’

Origin

From Zulu isigebengu ‘bandit, plunderer’.

Pronunciation

skebenga

/skəˈbɛŋɡə/