- (in the East Indies) a spectacle; entertainment.
Origin of tamasha
1680–90; < Urdu < Persian tamāshā a stroll < Arabic
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Contemporary Examples of tamasha
UPDATE, Dec. 18, 2011: In Urdu and Hindi, languages of India and Pakistan, the word for "drama" is "tamasha."
We don't quite call folks "tamasha" queens, but the Veena Malik disappearing "tamasha" is over for at least the moment.
Historical Examples of tamasha
- (in India) a show; entertainment
Word Origin for tamasha
C17: via Urdu from Arabic: a stroll, saunter
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