Definition of tickey-draai in English:

tickey-draai

noun

South african
  • 1A dance involving a fast movement in which couples link hands and spin round on the spot.

    1. 1.1[mass noun]The music played to accompany a tickey-draai dance.

Origin

Partly translating Afrikaans tiekiedraai, from tiekie tickey + draai a turn (because of the spinning movement).

Pronunciation:

tickey-draai

/ˈtɪkiːˌdrʌɪ/