Definition of deurmekaar in English:

deurmekaar

adjective

South African
informal
  • [predicative] In a state of muddle or confusion:

    ‘my tenants left the house so deurmekaar, I'll never get it straight’
    • ‘He's a bit deurmekaar.’
    • ‘As far as reading the manual goes… after reading 3 pages I normally forget my first name - getting really deurmekaar to say the least.’
    • ‘And as I said, there was no name tag, anything, but I was also so deurmekaar, I didn't even ask him his name or anything.’
    • ‘Leon dressed himself up like this boer, called ‘Rooi Willie’, with a big red beard and big deurmekaar hair and every time Jan speaks Leon would go like ‘Roep!’’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch dialect variants of door elkaar, literally through one another, interchangeable.

Pronunciation:

deurmekaar

/ˌdjəːməˈkɑː/