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  • rooinek — /rooh ee nek /, n. South African. Briton; Britisher. [1885 90; < Afrik, equiv. to rooi red + nek neck] * * * …   Universalium

  • rooinek — noun An Englishman. ::,Often the Boers ... chuckled at the incredible behaviour of the rooinecks, a term ever after applied to the English because their untanned skins often burned red in the brilliant South African sun. Panorama: July 1970 …   Wiktionary

  • rooinek — South African Slang Origin: Afrikanerisms ( red neck ) derogatory term for English person. Almost the exact opposite to the American usage of redneck …   English dialects glossary

  • rooinek — n. South African offensive term for a Briton or Englishman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rooinek — [ rɔɪnɛk] noun S. African informal, offensive an English person or an English speaking South African. Origin Afrik., lit. red neck …   English new terms dictionary

  • rooinek —   n. roinek.    ♦ rooibok, n. impala …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • rooinek — n. S.Afr. sl. offens. a British or English speaking South African. Etymology: Afrik., = red neck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alternative names for the British — This article is about terms applied to people, some of which are controversial. For a discussion of the overlapping terms for states/countries/nations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, see British Isles (terminology). Alternative names for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Alternative words for British — There are many alternative ways to describe the people of the United Kingdom (UK), though the official designated nationality is British. The standard noun is Briton (see also demonym), but in colloquial usage this is often abbreviated informally …   Wikipedia

  • Anglo-African — Infobox Ethnic group group = Anglo Africans poptime = 2,000,000+ (est.) region1 = flag|South Africa pop1 region2 = flag|Zimbabwe pop2 region3 = flag|Zambia pop3 region4 = flag|Namibia pop4 region5 = flag|Kenya pop5 region6 = flag|Botswana pop6… …   Wikipedia

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