Boer-bashing, verbal noun

Forms:
Also with small initial.
Origin:
EnglishShow more Boer sense 4 + figurative use of English bashing, as found in Paki-bashing.
Fierce and unrelenting criticism of Afrikaners, or of South Africans.
1986 C. Barnard in Daily Dispatch 10 Mar. 8Yank-bashing is the thing at present...It makes a change from the worldwide boerbashing that South Africans have been subjected to in the past year.
1986 E. Prov. Herald 19 Aug. 8In some ways, the Afrikaner..almost alone may be deemed generically repulsive without causing offence to the arbiters of decency. The phrase ‘Boer-bashing’ connotes not intolerance but something admirable in and of itself.
1989 Weekly Mail 3 Nov. (Suppl.) 1If the reader was hoping to find slogans and improbably easy answers, and another session of Boer-bashing, Memory of Snow and of Dust will come as a big disappointment.
Fierce and unrelenting criticism of Afrikaners, or of South Africans.

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