baksheesh
[ bak-sheesh ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Persian based on Persian baḵšīš, from baḵšīdan ‘give’
Synonyms
  • tip
  • gift
  • bribe
  • fee
  • reward
Antonyms
  • debt
  • omission
Definition
a tip, present, or gratuity
Example
The customer presented the waiter a considerable baksheesh.
Usage Over Time

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