An Anglo-Indian variant of saraf, ultimately from Arabic.
shroff (plural shroffs)
- (India) A money-changer or banker in South Asia.
- 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Broken-Link Handicap’, Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio 2005, page 110:
- Racing leads to the shroff quicker than anything else.
- (Hong Kong) A cashier at a car park.