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ekdam Line breaks: ekdam
Pronunciation: /ɛkˈðʌm/

Definition of ekdam in English:

adverb

Indian informal
Completely; totally: his bravado was ekdam finished
More example sentences
  • My dear friend is ekdam loyal to me.
  • He is 'ekdam 1st class'.

Origin

From Hindi ek 'one' + Urdu dam 'breath'.

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