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baksheesh
American English: /bækˈʃiʃ/
British English: /bakˈʃiːʃ/

Translation of baksheesh in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [dated]
    (bribe) soborno (masculine)
    mordida (feminine) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    coima (feminine) (South America) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • By the time we finished, a small group of children had gathered around our car and they called out in Arabic, ‘baksheesh! baksheesh!’
    • In the old days the uncertainty provided a lucrative source of supplemental income for town-hall bureaucrats who would tip you the wink for a little discreet baksheesh.
    • He explained: ‘I love baksheesh because it gives me certainty and predictability.’
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