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Published: Sep 26, 2019, 09:14 IST | The Guide Team | Mumbai

Quasar Thakore-Padamsee, explains the city slang

Quasar Thakore-Padamsee is a theatre director
Quasar Thakore-Padamsee is a theatre director

Khadoos

Meaning: Although its  informal and literal definition implies stubborn and snobbish behaviour, the word khadoos has also made its way to the cricketing world in the city. Here, khadoos, sometimes spelt as kharoos, describes a cricketer who appears to be unmovable with exceptional grit. Bombay’s batsmen are known to be very khadoos. Once they are at the crease it’s impossible to dislodge them.

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