Definition of Rajneeshee in English:

Rajneeshee

(also Rajneeshie, Rajneeshi)

noun

historical
  • A member of the sect founded by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (subsequently known as the Osho-Rajneesh movement), which combines elements of various religious traditions with Western philosophy and a countercultural critique of traditional morality.

adjective

historical
  • Of or relating to this sect.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Times. From the name of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, pseudonym of Chandra Mohan Jain, Indian founder of the sect + -ee (probably rendering Sanskrit -īya, suffix forming nouns denoting adherents or followers).

Pronunciation

Rajneeshee

/ˌrɑːdʒˈniːʃiː/