Definition of dadagiri in English:

dadagiri

noun

mass nounIndian
  • Intimidating, coercive, or bullying behaviour.

    ‘he will be doing the same kind of dadagiri that he is used to’
    ‘we will stand by them in this fight against dadagiri of political parties’

Origin

Hindi dādāgīrī ‘hooliganism’, ‘gang-rule’, from dādā ‘older brother’ (used for a gang leader) + Urdu -gīrī, a combining form denoting activity.

Pronunciation

dadagiri

/ˈdɑːdəgɪri/