Definition of sheikha in English:

sheikha

(also shaikha)

Pronunciation /ˈʃeɪkə//ˈʃiːkə/

noun

  • A female member of a ruling Arab family.

    ‘we had the good fortune to be invited to the home of one of the sheikhas’

Origin

Mid 19th century: based on Arabic šaiḵa, feminine of šayḵ (see sheikh).

Pronunciation

sheikha

/ˈʃeɪkə//ˈʃiːkə/