Definition of burra in English:

burra

adjective

Indian
  • [attributive] Big or important:

    ‘the burra sahibs’
    • ‘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!’
    • ‘The ‘burra sahib’ nodded, a signal that the first lash should be administered.’
    • ‘But then he was also a burra sahib who believed that first things ought to come first.’

Origin

From Hindi baṛā great, greatest.

Pronunciation:

burra

/ˈbʌrə/