Babu meaning

bäbo͝o
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Used as a Hindi courtesy title for a man, equivalent to Mr.
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In India, a title equivalent to Mr. or sir used in addressing a man who is a Hindu.
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In India, an indigenous clerk who can write English.
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A Hindu title of respect, equivalent to Mr.; hence, a Hindu gentleman or official.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
babu
Plural:
babus

Origin of babu

  • Hindi bābū father

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hindi बाबू (bābū)

    From Wiktionary