- of or relating to Hindustan, its people, or their languages.
Origin of Hindustani
Examples from the Web for hindoostani
Historical Examples of hindoostani
No difference can be more marked than between the Hindoostani and the Malay.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
Like his father, he could speak Hindoostani, but both were ignorant of English.
Once acclimatised, a Hindoostani seems able to stand anything.
I hurried on in much anxiety, as my wife did not speak Hindoostani, and neither ayah nor bearers spoke English.
Hindoostani Hindostani (ˌhɪndəʊˈstɑːnɪ)
- the dialect of Hindi spoken in Delhi: used as a lingua franca throughout India
- a group of languages or dialects consisting of all spoken forms of Hindi and Urdu considered together
- of or relating to these languages or Hindustan