- An expert or highly skilled person, especially a musician: Ustad Zakir Hussain he has interviewed ustads of various tradesMore example sentences
- The daughters are sent to be trained by an ustad and not having an ustad entails loss of prestige.
- After the concert, the ustad watched happily as a few students, who were unlettered street urchins till recently, drew rudraveenas and wrote a paragraph about it each.
- She reveals that she once attempted to learn the harmonium and singing in her college days from an ustad, but soon gave up.
from Urdu ustād.