sardar

noun
sar·​dar

variant spelling of

1a : a person of high rank (such as a hereditary noble) especially in India
b : the commander of the Anglo-Egyptian army
2 : one (such as a foreman) holding a responsible position especially in India

Learn More about sardar

Statistics for sardar

Cite this Entry

“Sardar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sardar. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

More from Merriam-Webster on sardar

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about sardar

Comments on sardar

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!