Try Our Apps


Is irregardless a word?


[bey-gahr] /ˈbeɪ gɑr/
noun, Indian English.
compulsory labor, as for the repair of bridges or roads.
Origin of begar
< Hindi bēgār < Persian Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for begar
Historical Examples
  • Now ick sall revange; hay, begar, me sal tartar de whole generation!

  • begar excellent vel: and if you speake pour moy, I shall procure you de gesse of all de gentlemen mon patinces.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare
  • begar, I shall have no girl to myself—all de girl in my house vill come after dis jolie garçon!

    Fontainbleau John O'Keeffe
  • She has no knowlidg of the cake, whitch was so dryed up, a begar woold not touch it.

  • begar den I haue as mockuater as de Inglish Iack dog, knaue.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare
  • begar, you wait—plenty fire jess now—plenty knock and squeal; oh yes, sar.

    The Iron Pirate Max Pemberton

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for begar

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for begar

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for begar