buckshee

play
noun buck·shee \ˈbək-(ˌ)shē, ˌbək-ˈ\

Definition of buckshee

  1. 1 British :  something extra obtained free; especially :  extra rations

  2. 2 British :  windfall, gratuity

Origin and Etymology of buckshee

Hindi bakhśiś & Urdu bakhshish, from Persian bakhshīsh — more at baksheesh


First Known Use: 1919

Learn More about buckshee


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up buckshee? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).