A little something to say thank you. A kickback, a bribe, one under the table. An unofficial enabling payment for services rendered. See also corruption.
Back"sheesh`, Back"shish` (?), n. [Pers. bakhshish, fr. bakhshidan to give.]
In Egypt and the Turkish empire, a gratuity; a "tip".
© Webster 1913.
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