Definition of jong in English:

jong

noun

  • 1historical A young black male servant.

    attendant, retainer
    1. 1.1offensive A black man.
  • 2informal Used as a form of address to both men and women, expressing affection or exasperation.

    ‘there are sharks out there, jong’
    man, my friend
    1. 2.1A boyfriend or lover.
      ‘he was my jong and I had a child by him’
      lover, sweetheart, loved one, love, beloved, darling, dearest, young man, man friend, man, escort, suitor, wooer, admirer, worshipper, follower

exclamation

  • Used to express surprise, pleasure, or anger, or to add emphasis to a statement.

    ‘he's nice, but jong is he strict!’

Origin

Afrikaans, from earlier South African Dutch jongen ‘lad’.

Pronunciation

jong

/jɒŋ/