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wallah (n.)

also walla, "person employed (in some specified business)," Anglo-Indian, from Hindi -wala, suffix forming adjectives with the sense "pertaining to, connected with;" the functional equivalent of English -er (1). Europeans took it to mean "man, fellow" and began using it as a word.

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Definitions of wallah

wallah (n.)
usually in combination: person in charge of or employed at a particular thing;
a kitchen wallah
the book wallah
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