noun swa·mi \ˈswä-mē\

: a Hindu priest or religious teacher

Full Definition of SWAMI

:  a Hindu ascetic or religious teacher; specifically :  a senior member of a religious order —used as a title
:  one that resembles or emulates a swami :  pundit, seer

Origin of SWAMI

Hindi svāmī, from Sanskrit svāmin owner, lord, from sva one's own — more at suicide
First Known Use: 1895

Rhymes with SWAMI


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