Definitions

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  • n. A visual art form from Maharashtra, India, involving singing and dancing.

Etymologies

From Marathi तमाशा (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "I lived in India, and there's an Indian word called tamasha," he said, which translates to "spectacle."

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  • That is why we have stayed away from the tamasha, which is usually followed by others.

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  • Crowds of the _élite_ of the neighbourhood were hastening into Islamabad, where the "tamasha," which we came upon at Bejbehara, is to be continued to-morrow.

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  • "So 'tamasha' sometimes means trouble?" queried Skag, remembering the tamer definition he had learned.

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  • Aiyar, while describing the Games as a "tamasha" (drama), had alleged that the way India bagged the Games was nothing less than a bribe.

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  • Ahmedabad Narendra Modi, popularly called as 'CEO of Gujarat', has attempted an image makeover for being 'pro-poor', by organising 'Garib Kalyan Melas' across the state even as the Opposition dubbed it as a facade and "tamasha".

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  • Wonderfully talented teenager got lost in the 'tamasha' which accompanied the Indian Premier League.

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  • Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's recent remark in which he had termed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's railway programmes as 'tamasha' has not gone down well with Left Front partners.

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  • Do not make your private, intimate affair that a family wedding is supposed to be into a garish tamasha.

    Sabudana Vada

  • It is not as if other countries don't have differences between ministries but they sort it out without making a tamasha out of it.

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  • An entertainment, show, display; a fuss, a commotion.

    December 16, 2007