noun Disparaging and Offensive.
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Example sentences from the Web for coolie
A coolie would pay as much as 400 pesos premium to find himself where he could earn up to 100 pesos per month.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The coolie-track had led them into the widest part of the Maidan, where it slopes to the south, and the huts of Bowanipore.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
I made my way with one coolie to a spot some little distance above our First Advanced Camp.
As the night was closing in a coolie was observed running down the last steep sandy slope to our camp.
One coolie, and then two others, fell out and could not be induced to come further.