Definition of thakur in English:

thakur

noun

Indian
  • A respectful title for a nobleman and landowner:

    ‘Brigadier Thakur Jabar Singh’
    • ‘But the prize comment comes from Mahesh Panpalia: ‘Tomorrow if a thakur offers me water from the same pitcher, I'd be so stunned I wouldn't know what to do.’’
    • ‘Om Puri is the tyrannical thakur while Dutt is a low-caste labour in the thakur's farm.’

Origin

From Hindi ṭhākur lord, from Sanskrit ṭhakkura chief, lord.

Pronunciation:

thakur

/ˈtɑːkʊr/