huzoor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic هدور.

Noun[edit]

huzoor (plural huzoors)

  1. (dated, India) A potentate (often used as a term of respect).
    • 1924, EM Forster, A Passage to India, Penguin 2005, p. 15:
      ‘Here is my card. Call me a tonga.’
      Huzoor, all are at the Club.’