howzit


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howzit

(ˈhaʊzɪt)
sentence substitute
South African an informal word for hello
[C20: from the phrase how is it?]
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Nah, you just don't get it, for you it's always shakas, howzit, eh Markie where you been?
china/chine - a friend; as in the greeting howzit china (likely origin: Cockney rhyming slang "China plate" (meaning "my mate") dik bek - grumpy, in a huff dronkie - drunkardgesuip - very drunk kak - rubbish, nonsense (profanity) pommie - derogatory term for an English person (borrowed from Australia).
incapables commanding the capables, and howzit the broken, melon-kneed
china/chine - a friend; as in the greeting howzit china (likely origin: Cockney rhyming slang "China plate" (meaning "my mate") dik bek - grumpy, in a huff dronkie - drunkardgesuip - very drunk kak- rubbish, nonsense (profanity) pommie - derogatory term for an English person (borrowed from Australia).