Part of speech: noun

A Hindu outcast; any social outcast. paria.

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Usage examples "pariah":

  1. His five servants saw to it that all his wants were properly attended to, that no indignity to his high caste might be offered: as having his food prepared by pariah hands in the hotel kitchens, foul hands to make his bed. - "The Voice in the Fog", Harold MacGrath.
  2. Thus, in consequence, it was the normal hunting- ground of the pariah of the beast world. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
  3. We have him sitting on our pariah. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.