Afrikaans, Show more Afrikaans boere-, combining form of boer farmer, Afrikaner; in most of the examples below, this form will have been deduced from combinations borrowed from Afrikaans which contain it (as boerebeskuit, boerebrood, etc.).
1978Sunday Times 20 Aug. 14If you travel a few miles further through the koppies, you get to Linden, which is called the Boere Houghton. It is a kind of Afrikaner bantustan.
1980R. GovenderLahnee’s Pleasure 18Suddenly this big Boere cop stopped me. I pulled up one side and I told the kids, duck away in the back.
1981B. Mfenyana inM. MutloatseReconstruction 299Those nannies and farm ‘boys’ who toiled for the Dutch immigrants from 1700 onwards played a big part in the formation of creole or local Dutch, Afrikaans, isiBhulu...Then amaNgesi came to Anglicise everybody, resulting in Fanakalo, African and Boere English.
1984Fair Lady 18 Apr. 94They dressed in charming country clothes, sandals, flowered cottons and cheesecloth. ‘A bunch of earnest Boere hippies’.
1987E. Prov. Herald 5 Sept. 2The popular image of the AWB was ‘boere cowboys’ who broke up meetings, intimidated people, and took the law into their own hands.
1988Style May 6Port Elizabeth has become the happy breeding ground of the Boere Kugel.
1990G. Gill inSunday Times 22 Apr. 20The Mother Grundys can sleep easy in their beds tonight...controversial boere-rocker shocker Johannes Kerkorrel is leaving the country.
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