Meaning of babu

ba•bu

Pronunciation: (bä'b), [key]
— n.
  1. a Hindu title of address equivalent to Sir, Mr., or Esquire.
  2. a Hindu gentleman.
  3. a native Indian clerk who writes English.
  4. any native Indian having only a limited knowledge of English.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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