noun, plural swa·mies.
Origin of swami
Examples from the Web for swami
Contemporary Examples of swami
While for some devotees there was no matter too trivial on which to consult him—“Swami Ji, should I cut my hair?”
She just yelled at me and told me I had to go work things out with Swami Ji.
In April, I met in Manhattan with Swami Nikhilanand Ji, a JKP preacher who studied at Barsana Dham.
Historical Examples of swami
And you knew, right away, that Swami was a phony from Flatbush.
"Float me over that ash tray there on the desk," I said casually to the Swami.
The Swami couldn't keep the triumphant glitter out of his eyes.
This was probably not typical of the Swami's usual audience composition.
I sat down at the opposite side of the table from the Swami.
noun plural -mies or -mis
Word Origin for swami
1773, " an idol," later, "religious teacher" (1901), from Hindi swami "master" (used as a term of address to a Brahmin), from Sanskrit svami (genitive svaminas) "lord, master," from sva-s "one's own" (cognate with Latin sui; see idiom) + amah "pressure, vehemence."