Associations to the word «Babu»

Wiktionary

BABU, noun. A Hindu title of respect, equivalent to Mr.; hence, a Hindu gentleman or official.

Dictionary definition

BABU, noun. Used as a Hindi courtesy title; equivalent to English `Mr'.

Wise words

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