Definition of shikar in English:

shikar

Line breaks: shi¦kar
Pronunciation: /ʃɪˈkɑː
 
/

noun

[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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

from Urdu and Persian šikār.

Definition of shikar in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
adjective
turned backwards