Definition of duffadar in US English:

duffadar

(also dufadar, daffadar, dafadar)

noun

Anglo-Indian
historical
  • In the Indian Imperial Police and certain divisions of the Indian Army under British rule: a junior officer who is a native of India; (in regiments of the irregular cavalry) specifically a non-commissioned officer equivalent in rank to a corporal.

Origin

Late 18th century. From (i) Urdu dafʿadār.