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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (38)
  • “How much did my guards squeeze out of you in baksheesh to let you in?”
  • Afghans derisively call the routine bribes paid to expedite services "baksheesh" - the Persian word for tipping.
  • Still, while the baksheesh is a fact of life in many places, it doesn't work everywhere.
  • Students do backflips, baksheesh, to get adWISE-ers. for more
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