Definition of shikar in English:


Line breaks: shi¦kar
Pronunciation: /ʃɪˈkɑː


[mass noun] Indian
Hunting as a sport: shikar became a favourite pastime for British and Indian nobility alike [as modifier]: his shikar adventures [count noun]: shooting things with a camera on shikars and treks
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  • The road names reflect Pakistan's history: the generously wide Shahrah-e-Faisal named after the Saudi ruler who came here for shikar; roads named for Iqbal, Nishtar, Ispahani.
  • As no festivity is complete without food, special Rajasthani shikar cuisine, the rathwa leaf baked food and the mouth watering chattpattias will be laid out.
  • They've got their camp beds, their tents, their shikar equipment.


from Urdu and Persian šikār.

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