Definition of voetstoots adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



adjective, adverb
BrE BrE//ˈfʊtstʊəts//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtstʊts//
(South African English) (law)
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(of a sale or purchase) without guarantee; at the buyer’s risk All contracts contain a voetstoots clause, which means the property is bought ‘as is’. Dishonest sellers will not be protected by the voetstoots clause. They bid 3m rand voetstoots or 5m rand if the property was renovated.