Definitions for sahibˈsɑ ɪb, -ib

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sahib(noun)

    formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name

Wiktionary

  1. sahib(Noun)

    formerly, a term of respect for a white European in colonial India

  2. Origin: From Hindustani (, ) साहिब / (sāhib) lord, from (sāhib) companion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sahib(noun)

    alt. of Saheb

Freebase

  1. Sahib

    Sahib, traditionally or; Arabic: صاحب‎ is a name of Arabic and Turkish origin meaning holder,master. It has passed on to several languages including, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Pashto, Turkish and Marathi.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sahib

    used in India when addressing a European gentleman; Mem Sahib to a lady.


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