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. 1.1mass 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/