Definition of moppie in US English:

moppie

noun

South African
  • A street song of the Cape Malay and Cape coloured people, usually of a teasing nature.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Cape Times. From Afrikaans moppie from Dutch moppie, mopje tune from mop stone, biscuit, jest, anecdote (further etymology uncertain) + -je, diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation

moppie

/ˈmɒpi/