skoffel, noun2

Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans, from Dutch schoffelen, schuffelen to shuffle.
1. A dance of any kind, but especially sakkie-sakkie (noun sense b).
1946 A. Nash in E. Partridge Dict. of Underworld (1950) 632Dance: Skoffel (scuffle-shuffle).
1980 Sunday Times 23 Nov. 29It was time to grab partners for a final ‘skoffel’ around the studio, to the combined music of two bands.
2. combination
skoffel jazz, boeremusiek sense 1.
1990 Weekend Post 8 Dec. 6Some young South Africans today scoff at it (sc. boeremusiek). They call it sakkie-sakkie. Young Afrikaans-speaking people of a ‘worldly’ persuasion call it langarm musiek or ‘Skoffel jazz’.
A dance of any kind, but especially sakkie-sakkie (nounb).

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