shi|ka|ree

shi|ka|ree
shi|ka|ri or shi|ka|ree «shih KAH ree», noun.
in India: a hunter, especially a skilled big game hunter or guide: »

These became a professional group, the European shikaris, the White Hunters of song and story (Harper's).

[< Hindi shikāri < Persian < shikār shikar]

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  • shi|ka|ri — or shi|ka|ree «shih KAH ree», noun. in India: a hunter, especially a skilled big game hunter or guide: »These became a professional group, the European shikaris, the White Hunters of song and story (Harper s). ╂[< Hindi shikāri < Persian… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ree — am·ba·ree; camp·o·ree; chick·a·ree; cho·ree; con·ga·ree; co·ree; dem·a·ree; di·cho·ree; dun·ga·ree; dus·too·ree; fil·a·ree; inch·ma·ree; jam·bo·ree; jig·a·ma·ree; jo·ree; kar·ree; mar·ree; min·ne·ta·ree; pug·ga·ree; pur·ree; rap·pa·ree; ree·per;… …   English syllables

  • shi — aka·mu·shi; awi·shi·ra; buk·shi; bu·shi·do; ca·shi·bo; fra·va·shi; hiro·shi·ma; ka·go·shi·ma; ka·shi; ko·yem·shi; kwa·shi·or·kor; la·shi; ma·cu·shi; ma·mu·shi; mi·shi·ma; na·be·shi·ma; nim·shi; ni·shi·no·mi·ya; sa·shi·mi; shi·bah; shi·bu·ichi;… …   English syllables

  • Ma|ha|ri|shi — «MAH huh REE shee», noun. 1. the title of a Hindu guru or spiritual guide. 2. Also, maharishi. any guru. ╂[< Sanskrit mahā great + rishi sage, seer] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ri|shi — «REE shee, RIHSH ee», noun. an inspired Hindu poet, seer, or sage, especially one of several to whom the laws of the Vedas were revealed along the banks of the Indus and Ganges rivers. ╂[< Sanskrit r ] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shikaree — shi·ka·ree …   English syllables

  • ka — abhi·se·ka; ab·ka·ri; ab·sa·ro·ka; af·ri·ka·ner; af·ri·ka·ner·dom; ahan·ka·ra; ai·ka·ne; ak·ka; al·ka·di·ene; al·ka·di·en·yl; al·ka·hest; al·ka·le·mia; al·ka·les·cence; al·ka·les·cent; al·ka·li; al·ka·lied; al·ka·lim·e·ter; al·ka·li·met·ric;… …   English syllables

  • Shikaree — Shi*ka ree, Shikari Shi*ka ri n. [Hind.] A sportsman; esp., a native hunter. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shikari — Shikaree Shi*ka ree, Shikari Shi*ka ri n. [Hind.] A sportsman; esp., a native hunter. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chicanery — /shi kay neuh ree, chi /, n., pl. chicaneries. 1. trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry: He resorted to the worst flattery and chicanery to win the job. 2. a quibble or subterfuge used to trick, deceive, or evade. [1605 15; < F… …   Universalium

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