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Definition 1 of 3

ghati

\ghaa-tea\
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Definition

A country bumpkin, one from the 'ghats' (Western Ghats). Common friendly / derogatory for people of Maharashtrian origin by non-Maharashtrians. Alternately, used by urbans to refer to those from the interiors. Also a label used to differentiate those from Marathi medium schools by the English educated.

Usage

These ghati BEST bus drivers care two hoots for traffic signals
Added 2012-08-07 by Khanabadhosh

Root

Marathi

Categories

People

Related Terms

Ghaanti

Terms referencing this

'GTM' Ghaati turned Mod', Ghaanti, Baba re

Definition 2 of 3

ghati

\ghaa-tee\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Rural, not sophisticated.

Usage

Oh that Munni-Sheila song? So ghati man!
Added 2011-08-09 by Motorhead

Definition 3 of 3

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Definition

A derogatory term for people of Marathi origin by people of other origin.
A derogatory term for rural Marathi folk when used by their urban counterparts

Usage

Sharad is a ghati.
Added 2012-03-19 by kadavul

Root

Bambaiya

Region

North India

Categories

Places, People

Related Terms

Mallu, Pahadi, Punju, bhaiya, golti, Pandi/ Pandy

Terms referencing this

'GTM' Ghaati turned Mod', Ghaanti, Baba re