Share this entry

Share this page

neta

Line breaks: neta
Pronunciation: /ˈneɪtɑː
 
/

Definition of neta in English:

noun

Indian
A politician or leader of an organization.
Example sentences
  • They provide perfect opportunities for politicians to do ‘favours’ to local netas.
  • Scrambling for the chair will now be easy for netas.
  • Of course, the only welfare this society was interested in was the welfare of its corrupt babus and criminal netas.

Origin

via Bengali from Sanskrit netā 'leader'.

Definition of neta in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rəˈzilyənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…