/ (taʊˈkeɪ) /
sir; master: used as a form of address
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Word Origin for towkay
of Chinese origin
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Example sentences from the Web for towkay
Your elder brother is very rich— Towkay punya abang baniak kaya.A Manual of the Malay language|William Edward Maxwell
Except for a Chinese towkay, I was the only saloon passenger, as strangers rarely visit this country.Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines|H. Wilfrid Walker