Definition of duffadar in English:

duffadar

(also dafadar, daffadar, dufadar)

noun

historicalIndian
  • In the Indian Imperial Police and certain divisions of the Indian Army under British rule: a junior officer who is a native of India; (in regiments of the irregular cavalry) specifically a non-commissioned officer equivalent in rank to a corporal.

Origin

Late 18th century. From (i) Urdu dafʿadār.

Pronunciation

duffadar

/ˈdʌfədɑː/ /dʌfəˈdɑː/