Wantok definition

(Melanesia, Papua New Guinea) A close comrade; a person with whom one has a strong social bond, usually based on shared language.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wantok
Plural:
wantoks

Origin of wantok

  • Tok Pisin wantok, from English one talk, i.e. a speaker of the same language.

    From Wiktionary