bakshish
bakshish akshish n. 1. A relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter). Same as {Backsheesh}.

Syn: gratuity, tip, baksheesh, bakshis, backsheesh. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Bakshish — Baksheesh Bak sheesh , Bakshish Bak shish , n. Same as {Backsheesh}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bakshish — Das Wort Bakshish bzw. Bakschisch kommt aus dem Persischen [1], wo es ‏بخشش‎ geschrieben wird, und bedeutet so viel wie Gabe oder Geschenk. Es ist im islamischen Raum im ursprünglichen Sinn eine Art Almosen. Das schließt finanzielle Unterstützung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bakshish — Bestechungsgeld; Schmiergeld …   Universal-Lexikon

  • BAKSHISH —    a word used all over the East to denote a small fee for some small service rendered …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • bakshish — n. tip, gratuity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bakshish — bak·shish …   English syllables

  • bakshish —   n. tip; alms …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bakshish — noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter) • Syn: ↑gratuity, ↑tip, ↑pourboire, ↑baksheesh, ↑bakshis, ↑backsheesh • Derivationally related forms: ↑tip ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bakshish Singh — (June 14, 1928 ndash; September 21, 1970) was an Indian hockey player who won the gold medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics.References* [http://www.bharatiyahockey.org/janmadin/june.htm June Birthdays] …   Wikipedia

  • Bakshish (Band) — Dieser Artikel wurde auf den Seiten der Qualitätssicherung eingetragen. Bitte hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und beteilige dich bitte an der Diskussion! Folgendes muss noch verbessert werden: Werbesprech. KnightMove 15:04, 5. Nov. 2011 (CET) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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