or bak·shish, bak·shis
verb (used with or without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for baksheesh
In this case, at least, it was a genteel way of describing old-fashioned baksheesh.
But Republicans can at least be unapologetic about stuffing their pockets with Wall Street baksheesh.
The next best thing to do is to forget the wish, pay two-pence in baksheesh and ride away to get the most of a glorious view.The Walls of Constantinople|Bernard Granville Baker
I think, by-the-way, some of these beggars only cry baksheesh from habit, and never expect to get anything.
It put an end to baksheesh—graft as you call it—in Thebes, and it would be valuable to-day in Cairo, I should think.
Five francs is a large baksheesh in Cairo, but I did not begrudge it, as matters stood.
Mounted men were racing off full speed to Kabul and the other big towns; those who got in first received the baksheesh.At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray