Definition of Rajput in English:


Syllabification: Raj·put
Pronunciation: /ˈräjˌpo͝ot, ˈräZH-


  • A member of a Hindu military caste claiming Kshatriya descent.
    More example sentences
    • It is an ancient ritual practiced by a warrior race of India called Rajputs.
    • The Rajputs fought back, during which groups of people were displaced or forced to move out of desolated areas.
    • It is no wonder that the Mongols and other Turkic speaking people were able to form relationships with Rajputs so very easily.


from Hindi rājpūt, from Sanskrit rājan 'king' + putra 'son'.

More definitions of Rajput

Definition of Rajput in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively