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Etymology:

From Marathi डबेवाला, Hindi डब्बावाला, literally "person with a box".


Noun:

(India) A deliveryperson in Mumbai, India who collects freshly cooked food in lunchboxes from workers' residences (mostly in the suburbs), delivers it to their respective workplaces, and returns the empty containers. 2007 May 29, Saritha Rai, “In India, Grandma Cooks, They Deliver”, New York Times: “There is a service called FedEx that is similar to ours — but they don’t deliver lunch,” said one dabbawalla, Dhondu Kondaji Chowdhury.


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Similar Words:

Other words similar to dabbawalla can be found below:

1.dab
2.DAB
3.dab hand
4.dabb
5.Dabb
6.dabbawalla
7.dabber
8.dabble
9.dabbler
10.dabbling
11.dabbling duck
12.dabblingly
13.Dabbs
14.dabchick
15.DABCO
16.Dabinett
17.daboia
18.Dabson
19.dabster
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