Meaning of vasbyt in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfasbeɪt/


[no object]South African
  • Be stoical.

    ‘I am expected to vasbyt and bite back my tears’
    • ‘Very childish, we know, but sometimes we just have to ‘vasbyt’ until next year.’
    • ‘I must be honest that I am finding it a bit difficult on my own but there ain't no turning back now - I gave up everything in Durban to come over here and have to vasbyt!’


Afrikaans, literally ‘bite hard’.