Definition of gharry in English:

gharry

Line breaks: gharry
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːri
 
/

noun (plural gharries)

(In South Asia) a horse-drawn carriage available for hire.
More example sentences
  • In the late 1950's he remembers sitting up on what was called ‘the ride’ above the road in those days and watching the gharries drawn by horses go by.
  • On holidays, the gharries are so popular that long lines of people can be seen waiting for a ride.
  • While some gharries are owned by their drivers, others are rented from entrepreneurs.

Origin

from Hindi gāṛī.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace