Displays of malformations were obviously often strikingly offensive, none more so than the “Hottentot Venus.”
She will have to decide now if she will become a Hottentot Venus or an ethnic version of a white ho.
He began to feel he should never get it: they were near the high-road; he could not keep the Hottentot to himself much longer.
A Hottentot would not have been guilty of this sort of barbarism.
To threaten a disobedient servant with the jambok—be he Hottentot, Fingo, or Caffre—is to bring him back to kneeling obeisance.
On the south they are confronted with the Hottentot languages.
Of course, if you ask a Hottentot to evenings, you have to explain him.
He resolved to keep his Hottentot all to himself if possible.
Now, what is the use or comfort of a duchesse to a Hottentot family?
The Hottentot suggested that this was an excellent opportunity.
1670s, from S.African Dutch, said to mean "stammerer," it is from hot en tot "hot and tot," nonsense words imitative of the clicking, jerking Khoisan speech.