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wallah definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: usually in combination: person in charge of or employed at a particular thing; "a kitchen wallah"; "the book wallah"

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu -v?l? one in charge, from Sanskrit p?la protector, from p?layati, p?rayati he guards; akin to Sanskrit piparti he brings over, saves, Old English faran to go more at fare Date: 1782 a person who is associated with a particular work or who performs a specific duty or service usually used in combination <the book wallah was an itinerant peddler George Orwell>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. orig. Anglo-Ind., now sl. 1 a person concerned with or in charge of a usu. specified thing, business, etc. (asked the ticket wallah). 2 a person doing a routine administrative job; a bureaucrat. Etymology: Hindi -wala suffix = -ER(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Wallah Wal"lah, n. (Zo["o]l.) A black variety of the jaguar; -- called also tapir tiger. [Written also walla.]




 


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