A dishonest or unprincipled man.
- Displaying spontaneity, he assured the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister - who he said thinks he was a ‘big badmash’ - that he would not take off his shirt.
- The Regiment had to stay alert during this period as there were rumors of badmashes along the way.
- Recently, the role has been expanded, asking for NATO troops to sally forth and actively pursue badmashes, bandits and holdover terrorists elsewhere.
From Urdu, from Persian bad 'evil' + Arabic ma‘āš 'means of livelihood'.
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