Definition of meid in English:

meid

Pronunciation /meɪd/

noun

offensive South African
  • Among Afrikaans-speakers: an insulting form of address or reference to a (young) black woman. Compare meidjie , meisie .

Origin

Early 20th century. From Afrikaans meid from Dutch meid servant girl (now arch.), maiden, girl (Middle Dutch meit, a northern variant of māghet; compare Middle Low German meyt, Middle High German meit (German (arch.) maid)).