Bandar



noun (Hinglish)
a male monkey
(informal) an impudent or mischievous man or boy
Contemporary Examples

“His job requires being able to work 18 hours a day and he cannot,” says a Saudi who has collaborated closely with bandar.
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy Christopher Dickey November 15, 2013

bandar has always been inclined to defy conventions and bend rules.
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy Christopher Dickey November 15, 2013

From the Syrian capital, it was shipped to Tehran and then transported by land to the port of bandar Abbas.
Israel Seizes Iranian Rockets—and Pounces on Tehran for ‘Supplying Terrorists’ Eli Lake March 5, 2014

But Prince bandar was not the only Saudi Prince who is ranting.
Saudi Fears and Mysteries Leslie H. Gelb October 23, 2013

bandar bin Sultan smoked fine cigars and drank finer Cognac.
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy Christopher Dickey November 15, 2013

Historical Examples

This is also the case here: for the rebel chiefs know there is no pardon, and the bandar is disgraced if he fails.
The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido Henry Keppel

bandar Cassim put a stop to these demands at the time; but he has revived them since.
The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido Henry Keppel

They had all fled, having stolen their two women, one from each bandar, and carried them away.
The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido Henry Keppel

On the following morning the bandar (or chief steward) of the place came off in his canoe, and welcomed the new-comers.
Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 365, March, 1846 Various

The capital of the province of Mūar is bandar Maharani, named after the wife of the sultan before he had assumed his final title.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4 Various

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