noun (plural effendis)
- 1A man of high education or social standing in an eastern Mediterranean or Arab country.More example sentences
- Thanks to the Jewish settlers, land values had increased, benefiting the effendi enormously.
early 17th century: from Turkish efendi, from modern Greek aphentēs, from Greek authentēs 'lord, master'.
More definitions of effendiDefinition of effendi in:
- The US English dictionary