bhungi

[buhng-gee]
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noun, plural bhun·gis.


bhangi

or bhun·gi

[buhng-gee]

noun, plural bhan·gis. Indian English.

a Hindu scavenger who belongs to one of the untouchable castes.

Origin of bhangi

< Hindi bhaṅgī literally, user of bhang
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Examples from the Web for bhungi

Historical Examples of bhungi

  • Sons of metheeranees—brothers-in-law to the bhungi' (sweeper).

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    Rudyard Kipling