Definition of fundi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfʊndiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊndiː//
(South African English)
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a person who is very skilled at something or who has gained a lot of knowledge about a particular subject a computer fundi He's become quite a fundi on wine. Word Originperhaps originally Rhodesian (Zimbabwean) English, from Nguni umfundi ‘learner’. Nguni is a group of closely related Bantu (Niger-Congo) languages.