Definitions of Hindoo
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or supporting Hinduism
    synonyms: Hindi, Hindu
  2. noun
    a person who adheres to Hinduism
    synonyms: Hindu
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    a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect
    a Hindu disciple of a swami
    Hare Krishna
    worshipper of Krishna and member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
    worshipper of Shakti
    worshipper of Shiva
    worshipper of Vishnu
    saddhu, sadhu
    (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man
    sannyasi, sannyasin, sanyasi
    a Hindu religious mendicant
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    religious person
    a person who manifests devotion to a deity
  3. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
    synonyms: Hindu, Hindustani
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    brahman, brahmin
    a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
    a member of the royal or warrior Hindu caste
    Rajpoot, Rajput
    a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India
    Shudra, Sudra
    a member of the lowest or worker Hindu caste
    a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes
    one of a group of brahmans who uphold nonsectarian orthodoxy according to the Vedanta school of Hinduism
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    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
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