Meaning of neta in English:


Pronunciation /ˈneɪtɑː/


  • A politician or leader of an organization.

    ‘They provide perfect opportunities for politicians to do ‘favours’ to local netas.’
    • ‘Scrambling for the chair will now be easy for netas.’
    • ‘Of course, the only welfare this society was interested in was the welfare of its corrupt babus and criminal netas.’
    • ‘Pick the noisiest neta of a session and make him the Speaker for the next.’
    • ‘The women think that I am some kind of neta to whom they can address their complaints.’


Via Bengali from Sanskrit netā ‘leader’.