[ moon-shee ]

  1. a variant of munshi.

Words Nearby moonshee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use moonshee in a sentence

  • Where they had learned their parts, I know not, but the whole was well done, and the moonshee's little son laughed immoderately.

    Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • My determination was made, and I requested that the moonshee who had formerly spoken with me on the subject might be sent for.

    Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • The boys lost not a moment in sending down to Madras, to engage the services of a native "moonshee" or teacher.

    With Clive in India | G. A. Henty
  • Mr. Hastings's moonshee then reads three lines from a paper to Mr. Larkins.

  • But I've caught sight of this moonshee fellow trying to do the polite to the heiress.

    A Fascinating Traitor | Richard Henry Savage