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

 

kwaito

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkwaɪtəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwaɪtoʊ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of South African dance music, often with words that are spoken or shouted rather than sung Word Origin 1990s: named after the Amakwaito, a group of 1950s gangsters in Sophiatown (a former quarter of Johannesburg, South Africa), from Afrikaans kwaai ‘angry, vicious’.