moegie, noun

Forms:
Also imoogie, moogie.
Origin:
Afrikaans, IsicamthoShow more Afrikaans and Isicamtho, moegoe (see moegoe) + -ie.
colloquial
moegoe.
1963 Wilson & Mafeje Langa 71He was sent home in 1955..by his senior home-boys whom he referred to as imoogie — country bumpkins.
1975 M. Mutloatse in Bolt No.12, 31It meant catching another train, but since I was a ‘moegie’ in a strange land, I got what was coming.
1983 Frontline Feb. 25If the other party decides to be clever and regard them as ‘moogies’ (fools), then chaos is bound to follow.
1983 G. Mvubelo in Natal Mercury 8 JuneThere are the ‘baris’ or the ‘moegies’. They are the dumb ones, who just speak the vernacular. You can’t regard them as ‘bras’.
moegoe.

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