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Noun. May 21, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

A socially conscious, feminist-oriented, articulate, and activist woman, who looks the part with studied lack of glamour, and yet makes an impression, clothed in cotton fabrics, face devoid of cosmetics. Inspires awe and confusion, if not fear in the average Indian male.

Usage

"Who is the saheli-type with Sanju? What's he doing with her?"
"She's his sister, man. She runs an NGO in Bangalore."
Added 2012-04-30 by oldathai

Root

Hindi

Region

All India