Definition of jhuggi in English:


Line breaks: jhuggi
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌɡi

noun (plural jhuggis)

A slum dwelling typically made of mud and corrugated iron.
More example sentences
  • This is a slum settlement of jhuggis that had been completely razed to the ground on February 28 affecting about 227 families.
  • Over 1000 jhuggis in the colony were damaged, and the people rendered homeless.
  • The enforcement wing of the Estate Office today removed over 30 jhuggis near market places in Sector 15 and 20.



Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

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