Definition of Goorkha in English:

Share this entry

Goorkha

Pronunciation: /ˈɡəːkə/ /ˈɡʊəkə/

noun

Old-fashioned spelling of Gurkha.
Example sentences
  • Gone are the days when it was only the Kukhri-wielding Nepali Goorkhas or security guards sporting big mustaches and guns who used to guard your homes and offices.
  • West of Nepal was a small clan, the Goorkhas, whose people were noted for their war-like daring.
  • But the Regiment did not cheer with the Highlanders, nor did they dance uncouth dances with the Goorkhas among the dead.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.