Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
nouninformal South African
An insect or creepy-crawly.
- ‘I was frightened by the goggas and crawling lizards’
- ‘I slip out at night with a torch to check on nocturnal goggas.’
- ‘We are convinced there are many more cans of worms and goggas to be opened.’
- ‘If we remove the goggas from the cycles of life the entire biological network will fall apart.’
Afrikaans, from Khoikhoi xo-xon, a collective term for slithering and creeping creatures.
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