noun, plural as·ka·ris, as·ka·ri.
Origin of askari
Examples from the Web for askaris
His load was missing: evidently one of the askaris had taken it up.
Some have told me that you are not askaris, that you are common porters--and not good ones--who carry guns.
Probably p. 221he had been hit by one of the great soft-nosed slugs with which the swine armed their askaris.Cupid in Africa|P. C. Wren
Not joining this first flight remained only the askaris, the eight men bearing the hammock, and the tall Nubian.
There is now no need for headmen and askaris to handle this little lot.The Land of Footprints|Stewart Edward White