Indian an expression meaning well done; bravo
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How to use shabash in a sentence
If we risk ourselves against these fellows, and are victorious, will not every Thug in the land cry shabash!Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
He who feareth not death is a king in his own right, and dieth but once; but a coward—shabash!The Taming of the Jungle | Dr. C. W. Doyle
When a pleasing storey or adventure is heard or witnessed, and they wish to express their approbation, instead of saying shabash!
At that same moment we heard a feeble cry in Hindustani, "shabash, Sahib log, chello!"500 of the Best Cockney War Stories | Various
When he smote the coal crushed and slid and rumbled from the darkness into the darkness, and the devils cried shabash!From Sea to Sea | Rudyard Kipling