Definition of takhaar in English:

takhaar

noun

South African
historical, derogatory
  • An unsophisticated rural Afrikaner, typically characterized as having long hair and an unkempt appearance; a backvelder.

adjective

South African
historical, derogatory
  • Designating a takhaar; rustic, unsophisticated.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Afrikaans takhaar from Dutch tak branch + haar hair.

Pronunciation

takhaar

/ˈtakhɑː/