baksheesh baksheesh

Definition(s):

  • (n) a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

Usage(s):

  1. Somali children sneak through shell holes in a wall to beg for food and baksheesh.
  2. To import goods, you have to pay baksheesh.
  3. Many of the nouveau Reds simply wanted their go at baksheesh.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /