a tip, present, or gratuity.
to give a tip.
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How to use baksheesh in a sentence
I explain that we don't want her to be frightened, but that if she will come and speak to us she shall have bakshish.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
The sheikh and his supporters are much addicted to bakshish, which enables many a culprit to escape punishment.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892 | F. R. Wingate
It is quite an ordinary occurrence for the Ansar to relate dreams flattering to the Khalifa, in the hope of getting some bakshish.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892 | F. R. Wingate
The Germans, also, refused to bakshish the officials of their ally, and more trouble came from that.The Iron Ration | George Abel Schreiner
He slipped a coin into the man's hand; bakshish would always smooth the way.Barclay of the Guides | Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for baksheesh
money given as a tip, a present, or alms
to give such money to (a person)
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