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synonyms for baksheesh

  • commission
  • fee
  • payback
  • percentage
  • perk
  • perquisite
  • recompense
  • remuneration
  • reward
  • salary
  • tip
  • wage
  • commish
  • something to sweeten pot
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antonyms for baksheesh

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  • debt
  • disdain
  • disregard
  • disrespect
  • failure
  • heedlessness
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • omission
  • thoughtlessness
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How to use baksheesh in a sentence

The next best thing to do is to forget the wish, pay two-pence in baksheesh and ride away to get the most of a glorious view.
THE WALLS OF CONSTANTINOPLEBERNARD GRANVILLE BAKER
I think, by-the-way, some of these beggars only cry baksheesh from habit, and never expect to get anything.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It put an end to baksheesh—graft as you call it—in Thebes, and it would be valuable to-day in Cairo, I should think.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Five francs is a large baksheesh in Cairo, but I did not begrudge it, as matters stood.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Mounted men were racing off full speed to Kabul and the other big towns; those who got in first received the baksheesh.
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
Donkey-boys and arabeah-men aren't easily seduced when there's a question of baksheesh.
IT HAPPENED IN EGYPTC. N. WILLIAMSON
When cadging for a promise of substantial baksheesh, the nasal twang of his voice assumed caressing inflexions.
A MUMMER'S TALEANATOLE FRANCE
Those incapables had no doubt been after David for baksheesh, and he felt just that way.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Still, I am sorry now I didn't contribute the baksheesh he expected.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Soon they were in a fit state of mind to talk baksheesh, that touchstone of the Turkish character.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BAKSHEESH

  • baksheesh
  • commish
  • commission
  • fee
  • payback
  • percentage
  • perk
  • perquisite
  • recompense
  • remuneration
  • reward
  • salary
  • something to sweeten pot
  • tip
  • wage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.