Definition of skokiaan in English:

skokiaan

noun

mass nounSouth African
  • An illicit home-brewed alcoholic drink made from yeast, sugar, and water.

    • ‘In contrast, Dikobe can celebrate the Marabi culture of music and dance that grew around the yards, the powerful skokiaan beer, and shebeens.’

Origin

Perhaps from Zulu isikokeyana ‘small enclosure’, referring to the practice of hiding illicit liquor in holes in the ground.

Pronunciation

skokiaan

/ˈskɒkɪɑːn/