Share this entry
Rajput Line breaks: Raj¦put
Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːdʒpʊt/

Definition of Rajput in English:


A member of a Hindu military caste claiming Kshatriya descent: [as modifier]: a Rajput textile millionaire
More example sentences
  • It is an ancient ritual practiced by a warrior race of India called Rajputs.
  • The Rajputs fought back, during which groups of people were displaced or forced to move out of desolated areas.
  • It is no wonder that the Mongols and other Turkic speaking people were able to form relationships with Rajputs so very easily.


From Hindi rājpūt, from Sanskrit rājan 'king' + putra 'son'.

Definition of Rajput in:
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.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources