Definition of Krugerrand in English:

Krugerrand

(also krugerrand, Kruger)

Translate Krugerrand into Spanish

Pronunciation /ˈkro͞oɡəˌrand/ /ˈkruɡəˌrænd/

noun

  • A South African gold coin with a portrait of President Kruger on the obverse.

    • ‘In 1977, the American comedienne Bette Midler demanded that she be paid $600,000 for a European tour in South African gold krugerrands.’
    • ‘It is used in the manufacture of coins such as krugerrands.’
    • ‘Others say it's to put your cash into krugerrands.’
    • ‘And after that simple little speech, and of course seeing the home, seeing what she did there, the pilgrims were throwing krugerrands into collection plates.’
    • ‘We have seen quite a few people coming out of the woodwork selling the krugerrands they got in the sixties.’

Origin

1967 from the name of S. J. P. Kruger (see Kruger, Paul) + rand.

Pronunciation

Krugerrand

/ˈkro͞oɡəˌrand/ /ˈkruɡəˌrænd/