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khidmatgar

[ kid-muh t-gahr ]
/ ˈkɪd mətˌgɑr /
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noun

(in India) a waiter.

Nearby words

khedive, khediviate, khelat, kherson, khi, khidmatgar, khimki, khingan mountains, khingan, great, khios, khirbet qumran
Also khid·mut·gar, khit·mat·gar, khit·mut·gar [kit-muh t-gahr] /ˈkɪt mətˌgɑr/.

Origin of khidmatgar

1755–65; < Urdu < Persian, equivalent to khidmat service (< Arabic khidmah) + -gār agent suffix
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for khidmatgar

  • The khidmatgar cooked and served the meals ordered, while the porter supplied wood and water.

    The Post Office of India and its Story|Geoffrey Clarke
  • There was a bright coal fire in the stove, and the khidmatgar put the kettle upon it.