Definition of burra in English:

burra

adjective

Indian
  • attributive Big or important.

    ‘the burra sahibs’
    • ‘But then he was also a burra sahib who believed that first things ought to come first.’
    • ‘The ‘burra sahib’ nodded, a signal that the first lash should be administered.’
    • ‘Also, we're one of the few stand alone eateries in India to offer lobsters and crabs which was important because the burra sahibs were partial to them!’

Origin

From Hindi baṛā ‘great, greatest’.

Pronunciation

burra

/ˈbʌrə/