Definition of gora in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡɔːrə/

noun (feminine gori plural goras /ˈɡɔːrəz/ or goray /ˈɡɔːreɪ/)

(In the Indian subcontinent, and among British Asians) a white person.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps it was because Juan, born in Miami to Colombian immigrants but pale and blond, was among two ‘goras’ in the entire audience.
  • I helpfully suggested that they try selling the carcass to the Korean restaurant up the road, and thus make the best of a bad deal, but what seemed to me to be eminently pragmatic elicited only disgusted looks from the goras.
  • For the ‘goras’ in the galleries, he could have been just another Indian gunning for his nation.


From Hindi gorā 'fair, white'.

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