Definition of sepoy
: a native of India employed as a soldier by a European power
Origin of sepoy
Portuguese sipai, from Hindi & Urdu sipāhī, from Persian, cavalryman
First Known Use: circa 1718
Rhymes with sepoy
ahoy, alloy, annoy, bad boy, ball boy, batboy, B-boy, beachboy, bellboy, bell buoy, best boy, big boy, bok choy, borzoi, boy toy, busboy, callboy, carboy, charpoy, choirboy, convoy, cowboy, decoy, deploy, destroy, doughboy, employ, enjoy, envoy, flyboy, footboy, Hanoi, hautbois, highboy, homeboy, houseboy, killjoy, Khoikhoi, life buoy, linkboy, lowboy, McCoy, newsboy, old boy, page boy, playboy, plowboy, po'boy, postboy, potboy, Quemoy, Rob Roy, Saint Croix, Savoy, schoolboy, stock boy, tallboy, tatsoi, teapoy, Tolstoy, tomboy, travois, viceroy
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