Definition of sou-sou in English:

sou-sou

noun

West Indian
  • A cooperative savings system in which each person contributes the same fixed amount each week, and the whole amount is taken by a different member each time.

    • ‘Borrowing is an important element in the financial plan during these years, and informal means of funding, such as borrowing from parents, the employer, as well as sou-sou are not uncommon.’

Origin

From Yoruba.

Pronunciation

sou-sou

/ˈsuːsuː/