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angrez

Line breaks: an¦grez
Pronunciation: /ʌŋˈreɪz
 
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Indian informal

Definition of angrez in English:

noun (plural same)

An English person.
Example sentences
  • Those days not many got an opportunity to travel abroad to play and if success was achieved, however moderate, on the circuit it was cherished like a badge of honour, treasured as titles bestowed on friendly princes by the angrez.

adjective

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English: the pukka angrez sahib
More example sentences
  • If Hindi was what sold, ruled Rupert Murdoch then, let STAR News go all-Hindi - India's British angrezi tradition be damned!
  • So when Grammy-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman follows with Rembering You apart from being a bit pacier, the only difference seems to be the angrezi lyrics.
  • The Britishers left behind for us an angrezi hang-up, but many of us did not know that they carried back our spicy tongues in return.

Origin

Hindi, 'Englishman'.

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