Definition of Shikari

1. Noun. A hunter or tracker, especially in the Indian subcontinent. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shikari

1. shikaree [n -S] - See also: shikaree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shikari

shigella sonnei
shigellae
shigellas
shigelloses
shigellosis
shigram
shigrams
shihon-bashira
shiitake
shiitake mushroom
shiitakes
shijo
shikar
shikaree
shikarees
shikari (current term)
shikaris
shikarred
shikarring
shikars
shikimate
shikimate dehydrogenase
shikimate kinase
shikimates
shikimic
shikimic acid
shikimic acid pathway
shikiri
shikiri-sen
shikkaree

Literary usage of Shikari

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1. In and Beyond the Himálayas: A Record of Sport and Travel in the Abode of Snow by Samuel James Stone (1896)
"... Colonel Ward's shikari. This was a stroke of luck, as he knew the ground thoroughly, and had great experience in yak-hunting in the Chang-chen-mo. ..."

2. Somaliland: Being an Account of Two Expeditions Into the Far Interior by Charles Victor Alexander Peel (1900)
"Tracks of elephants—Charged by a rhinoceros—shikari wounded— Ostriches—Rhinoceros tracks—A phantom ' rhino.' I STARTED from Bun Feroli at 4 am, ..."

3. Somaliland: Being an Account of Two Expeditions Into the Far Interior by Charles Victor Alexander Peel (1900)
"Tracks of elephants—Charged by a rhinoceros —shikari wounded— Ostriches—Rhinoceros tracks—A phantom 'rhino.' I STARTED from Bun Feroli at 4 am, ..."

4. In Pursuit of the "Mad" Mullah: Service and Sport in the Somali Protectorate by Malcolm McNeill, Arthur Charles Hugh Dixon (1902)
"... columns—Strength of each column—Appointed to command second column—The Somali and his love of looting camels—Re-engage my old shikari, ..."

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