Origin: ; from baksheesh
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- Something extra or left over that is obtained free.
- An extra ration.
- Free of charge; gratis: “If they deposit these shares, too, in the scheme, they will get further buckshee shares on a one-for-one basis” (Economist).
- Unsolicited; gratuitous: “The title was a bit of buckshee deceit, and had little to do with the plot” (Financial Times).
Origin: Variant of baksheesh.