follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

shikar

[shi-kahr] /ʃɪˈkɑr/
noun
1.
the hunting of game for sport.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), shikarred, shikarring.
2.
to hunt.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Urdu < Persian
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for shikarring

shikar

/in India ʃɪˈkɑː/
noun
1.
hunting, esp big-game hunting
verb -kars, -karring, -karred
2.
to hunt (game, esp big game)
Word Origin
C17: via Urdu from Persian
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for shikar

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for shikarring

18
19
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for shikarring