Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of kwerekwere.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Johannesburg means the end of his protection from youths who have vowed to finish off "amakwerekwere" (foreigners).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Being called amakwerekwere, "a pejorative word for foreigner, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Several other policemen joined them, he says, and proceeded to shock him with cattle prods and taunt him, calling him "amakwerekwere", a derogatory name for foreigners.

    IOL: News

  • "Why when they enter do they shout for amakwerekwere?" he questioned.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • Then I saw them come in with pangas and stones and could hear them shouting for the amakwerekwere.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • Esta Mutambara, originally from Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo, lives a few blocks from where the Zimbabwean men were forced to jump and is regularly taunted as an amakwerekwere, an abusive term for foreign nationals.

    IRIN

  • "They blew vuvuzelas and were singing songs and shouting 'shaya amakwerekwere' (hit the foreigners).

    IOL: News

  • People call us names like amakwerekwere [people who speak gibberish], who are coming to take away opportunities and local women, "he told IRIN.

    Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news

  • Some say when the foreign visitors and spectators leave they will drive the amakwerekwere away back to their own countries, "she said.

    IRIN

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