backsheesh


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backsheesh

(ˈbækʃiːʃ)
n
a variant spelling of baksheesh

backsheesh


Past participle: backsheeshed
Gerund: backsheeshing

Imperative
backsheesh
backsheesh
Present
I backsheesh
you backsheesh
he/she/it backsheeshes
we backsheesh
you backsheesh
they backsheesh
Preterite
I backsheeshed
you backsheeshed
he/she/it backsheeshed
we backsheeshed
you backsheeshed
they backsheeshed
Present Continuous
I am backsheeshing
you are backsheeshing
he/she/it is backsheeshing
we are backsheeshing
you are backsheeshing
they are backsheeshing
Present Perfect
I have backsheeshed
you have backsheeshed
he/she/it has backsheeshed
we have backsheeshed
you have backsheeshed
they have backsheeshed
Past Continuous
I was backsheeshing
you were backsheeshing
he/she/it was backsheeshing
we were backsheeshing
you were backsheeshing
they were backsheeshing
Past Perfect
I had backsheeshed
you had backsheeshed
he/she/it had backsheeshed
we had backsheeshed
you had backsheeshed
they had backsheeshed
Future
I will backsheesh
you will backsheesh
he/she/it will backsheesh
we will backsheesh
you will backsheesh
they will backsheesh
Future Perfect
I will have backsheeshed
you will have backsheeshed
he/she/it will have backsheeshed
we will have backsheeshed
you will have backsheeshed
they will have backsheeshed
Future Continuous
I will be backsheeshing
you will be backsheeshing
he/she/it will be backsheeshing
we will be backsheeshing
you will be backsheeshing
they will be backsheeshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been backsheeshing
you have been backsheeshing
he/she/it has been backsheeshing
we have been backsheeshing
you have been backsheeshing
they have been backsheeshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been backsheeshing
you will have been backsheeshing
he/she/it will have been backsheeshing
we will have been backsheeshing
you will have been backsheeshing
they will have been backsheeshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been backsheeshing
you had been backsheeshing
he/she/it had been backsheeshing
we had been backsheeshing
you had been backsheeshing
they had been backsheeshing
Conditional
I would backsheesh
you would backsheesh
he/she/it would backsheesh
we would backsheesh
you would backsheesh
they would backsheesh
Past Conditional
I would have backsheeshed
you would have backsheeshed
he/she/it would have backsheeshed
we would have backsheeshed
you would have backsheeshed
they would have backsheeshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backsheesh - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)backsheesh - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
fringe benefit, perk, perquisite - an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
Christmas box - a present given at Christmas for services during the year
References in classic literature ?
The boys came up on the promenade deck, clustering close to the rail and worshiping Miss Caruthers who had flung them such a wealth of backsheesh.
Today, the band currently at the heart of the embassy's rock music scene is the Backsheesh Boys, fronted by Gene Lin, a USAID engineer.
This manifests itself not only in an incredibly inefficient way of doing business and providing for ample opportunities to receive backsheesh (a culturally expected, small monetary gift or business kickback) but also ultimately in a lack of international commerce.