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verb[NO OBJECT]South African
Go away:‘voetsak out of here!’[as exclamation] ‘150,000 rand for a Mercedes? Voetsak!’go away, depart, leave, take off, get out, get out of my sightView synonyms
South African Dutch, contraction of Dutch voort seg ik! away, say I! (typically said to an animal).
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