Definition of vrou in English:

vrou

(also vrouw)

noun

South African
  • A woman or wife.

    as title ‘Vrouw van der Meulen’
    • ‘The goede vrouws were summoned before the magistrates and fined for their discourteous conduct.’
    • ‘He kissed and tousled the young vrouws; and, if they frowned and pouted, gave them a gold rosary, or a sparkling cross, to put them in good humour again.’
    • ‘So they went inside and locked the doors and shutters, and peeped out at the mountain through the peep-holes their vrous had made to see what the neighbor vrous were doing.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch vrouw.

Pronunciation

vrou

/frəʊ/