Meaning of zindabad in English:

zindabad

exclamation

Indian
  • Used to express approval or encouragement.

    ‘‘Zindabad!’ the crowd responded’
    • ‘Hours later he arrived to address a BJP rally in Sultanpur only to hear full-throated cries of ‘Rahul Gandhi zindabad!’’
    • ‘‘Sonia Gandhi zindabad,’ they shout as security men form a ring round her.’
    • ‘The solidarity led to chants of ‘BA staff, zindabad!’’
    • ‘When the crowd shouted ‘Pandit Nehru zindabad’ or ‘Congress zindabad’, he asked them to instead say ‘Jai Hind’ or ‘Naya Hindustan Zindabad’.’

Origin

From Urdu zindābād ‘may (a person) live!’.

Pronunciation

zindabad

/ˈzɪndɑːˌbɑːd/