- a student of the Vedas, especially one committed to brahmacharya.
- a celibate.
Also brah·ma·cā·rin [brah-muh-chahr-in] /ˌbrɑ məˈtʃɑr ɪn/.
Origin of brahmachari
From the Sanskrit word brahmacārin
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Examples from the Web for brahmachari
The Brahmachari, bidding her light a lamp, laid his burden on the floor of the hut.
The letter ended, the Brahmachari asked, "What address shall I write?"
In it special rewards were indicated for the Brahmachari and the unknown Brahman.
The Brahmachari heard all this, and also that you had been there, had heard of my death, and had come hither.
The boy gives out his name, and the teacher enquires of him what kind of Brahmachari he is.Castes and Tribes of Southern India