- (in India) a person who hunts big game, especially a professional guide or hunter.
Origin of shikari
Examples from the Web for shikari
Historical Examples of shikari
The shikari said nothing, but counted it out at seventy yards.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah
William G. Burn Murdoch
You have answered well, shikari; it shall be said that you are a brave man.Chatterbox, 1906
I once asked a native Shikari if he had ever fired at a flying bird.Jungle Folk
A warning hiss from the shikari again induced Wilson to silence.
As he spoke the shikari touched him on the shoulder and pointed.
- (in India) a hunter