noun (plural chaprasis)Indian
A junior office worker who carries messages: his uncle sent the office chaprasi to show him the way
More example sentences
- The chaprasi would prove our ladder to infiltrating the higher reaches of the Defence bureaucracy.
- No wonder we have so many highly qualified people working as chaprasis and what not.
- His eyes seemed to say, ‘Don't degrade yourself to thank a mere chaprasi.’
From Hindi, from caprās, denoting a metal identity badge worn by messengers or orderlies.
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