Hindoo(redirected from hindooly)
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n. & adj. Archaic
Variant of Hindu.
nadj, pl -doos
(Hinduism) an older spelling of Hindu
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|Noun||1.||Hindoo - a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India|
Hindustan - northern region of India where Hinduism predominates
brahman, brahmin - a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas; "originally all brahmans were priests"
Kshatriya - a member of the royal or warrior Hindu caste
Vaisya - a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes
|2.||Hindoo - a person who adheres to Hinduism|
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
swami - a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect
chela - a Hindu disciple of a swami
Hare Krishna - worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Shaktist - worshipper of Shakti
Shivaist - worshipper of Shiva
Vaishnava - worshipper of Vishnu
|Adj.||1.||Hindoo - of or relating to or supporting Hinduism; "the Hindu faith"|