Toubab meaning

(West Africa, Central Africa) White person (used especially in Gambia and Senegal).
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Origin of toubab

  • The most likely earliest derivation is from the Wolof word for Europe "Tougal". In the same way that Wolof means the people of Jollof, Toubab means the people of Tougal (Europe).

    From Wiktionary