from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. South African Used to express farewell.


Afrikaans : tot, until + siens, seeing.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • Surely the only possible answers are that either we negotiate a totally different relationship of a much more disengaged membership of the EU Club or we say that the final alternative is to leave after saying a very polite ‘goodbye, au revoir, totsiens, auf wiedersehn, hasta la vista, TTFN’?

    Paper Tigers On The Loose

  • All right then, totsiens, Sean, and he turned and walked quickly out of the bar.

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