imbongi - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] South African 

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/ɪmˈbɒŋgi/
singularimbongi
pluralimbongis
  1. in traditional African society, a poet and singer who praises the chief or other important figure

    The imbongi may not know himself what he’s going to say.

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