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Literally: butter; used in the phrase maska maarna, maska lagaana. Meaning: to flatter; get on the favourable side of a superior.

Usage

Veena’s got to be the perfect maska specialist. She’s been sucking up to the HR lady ever since word got out about the next overseas training program. No one can beat her at maska-maaroing.
Added 2011-09-09 by oldathai

Root

Hyderabadi

Region

All India

Related Terms

Maska Polish