meaning of bakshish

bakshish meaning in General Dictionary

a somewhat small amount of money provided for solutions rendered as by a waiter Same as Backsheesh

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  • a relatively tiny amount of money provided for services rendered (as by a waiter)
  • Just Like Backsheesh.

bakshish meaning in Urban Dictionary

cash or goods supplied as a bribe. Middle eastern


bakshish meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) identical to Backsheesh.


Sentence Examples with the word bakshish

Another source of revenue was afforded by Ismail Pasha, the khedive of Egypt, who paid heavily in bakshish for the firman of 1866, by which the succession to the khedivate was made hereditary from father to son in direct line and in order of primogeniture, as well as for the subsequent firmans of 1867, 1869 and 1872 extending the khedive's prerogatives.

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