Tukkie

Tukkie

(ˈtʌkɪ)
n
(Education) informal South African a student at the University of Pretoria, esp one representing the University in a sport
[from the initials of Transvaalse Universiteits Kollege]
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After attaining his MBChB at Tukkies in 1963, he completed a PhD in otolaryngology at the University of Amsterdam six years later.
Jansen, J (2001), Why Tukkies Cannot Develop Intellectuals, 2001 Innovation Lecture Series, University of Pretoria, 11 May.