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Noun: backsheesh  ,bak'sheesh
  1. A relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    - gratuity, tip, pourboire, baksheesh [Asia], bakshish [Asia], bonsella [S.Africa]

Derived forms: backsheeshes

Type of: fringe benefit, perk, perquisite

Encyclopedia: Backsheesh