Definition of meneer in English:

meneer

noun

South African
  • A title or form of address used of or to an Afrikaans man, corresponding to Mr or sir.

    • ‘Meneer Lerumo's character captures the response of a particular generation to apartheid, underpinned in this instance by his passionate use of the Afrikaans language.’

Origin

South African Dutch, Afrikaans, from Dutch mijnheer ‘sir, Mr, gentleman’.

Pronunciation

meneer

/mɪˈnɪə/