Definition of chowki in English:

chowki

(also chowky)

Pronunciation /ˈCHoukē/ /ˈtʃaʊki/

noun

Indian
  • 1A police station or jail.

  • 2A low wooden seat or stool.

    • ‘participants in the conference will be seated on chowkis’

Origin

From Hindi caukī (see chokey).