Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 22:08



Alternative formsEdit


Afrikaans, ultimately from English boy.


boitjie (plural boitjies)

  1. (South Africa, slang) A sporty young man; a jock.
    • 2002, Justin Fox, With both hands waving: a journey through Mozambique (page 44)
      'It's a local fish - tastes just like barracuda,' said Leo from behind the bar as we dug into platteland-size plates of fish. A bunch of boitjies stood resting their boeps against the counter and talking about fish size and breast size.