Examples from the Web for backsheesh
Everywhere you go you hear the insistent, importunate cry for backsheesh.
"Backsheesh," he intimated, and jingled some coins in his pocket.The Story of an Untold Love|Paul Leicester Ford
In Mohammedan countries, so long as plenty of backsheesh is forthcoming, those in authority ask few questions.General Gordon|Seton Churchill
It is therefore advisable to make the first offer very small, and to retain something for the backsheesh.A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer
I contented myself with giving him backsheesh, while my companion photographed him.