What is another word for bakkie?

70 synonyms found


[ bˈaki], [ bˈaki], [ b_ˈa_k_i]

Bakkie is a common South African term for a pickup truck, but there are several other terms that can be used interchangeably depending on the region. In western Cape, the word "bakkie" can be replaced with the word "bakkiewa," while in KwaZulu-Natal, it is sometimes referred to as a "light commercial vehicle" or "LCV." In other parts of South Africa, it is also known as a "bakkie wagon," "half-tonner," or simply a "truck." Similar terms that are used in other English-speaking countries include "ute" in Australia and New Zealand, and "pickup" in the United States and Canada. However, regardless of what it's called, a bakkie remains a practical vehicle with a versatile flatbed that can be used for both commercial and personal purposes.

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