- chief or master (used as a term of respectful address among the Kshatriya caste in India).
Origin of Thakur
1790–1800; < Hindi ṭhākur master, chief < Prakrit ṭhākkura village headman < Sanskrit: a title
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Examples from the Web for thakur
Thakur knew how simple my husband was, and used to tease him mercilessly.
At the bend of the road, under the mango tree, I met my Guru Thakur.
I have already mentioned that Thakur Dada had an only grand-daughter.
The Thakur put his head out of the tonga and spoke shrilly in Mewari.From Sea to Sea
The neighbourhood soon learnt to call him their Thakur Dada.Stories from Tagore