South African term meaning "friend". Originates from isiXhosa, one of South Africa's 11 official languages, which also happens to be Mandela's home language.
A: Howzit my bru? What are you doing this weekend?
B: Howzit! I'll be drinking with my chommies, wanna join us?
A: Sounds like a lekker plan, but eish I cant...
by GoddessN January 28, 2011
A chommie is an Afrikaans slang word for friend. The word Chommie (along with Chum) is the slang version of the Afrikaans word Tjommie meaning "buddy." --Thanks Nami
I'm going to a braai with my chommies! Wanna come?
by Jinho87 September 08, 2011

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