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English definition of “coolie”

coolie

noun [C] uk   /ˈkuː.li/ old-fashioned offensive us  
an unskilled and cheaply employed worker in AsiaEmployment status and types of workServants, slaves and underlings Indian English a person whose job is to carry things, especially travellers' bags at stations, airports, etc.
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