Definition of lekker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛkə/
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌkə/
(also lecker) South African informal


1Good; pleasant: the lekker local flavour of South Africa
More example sentences
  • ‘I think it will be lekker to have a go at them after the World Cup,’ Cronje explained.
  • Yes, it would have been lekker to bring home sackfuls of medals but the reality is that we're only just beginning to produce our great athletes.
  • We've got some lekker tourist attractions for you here.
2Slightly intoxicated: the snacks helped keep people only lekker


1Well: we got on lekker
2 [as submodifier] Extremely: he was lekker drunk


Afrikaans, from Dutch, literally 'delicious'.

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