Meaning of “caste” in the English Dictionary


"caste" in American English

See all translations

castenoun [ C/U ]

us /kæst/

social studies one of the traditional social groups in Hindu society

social studies Caste can also refer generally to a social class system in any society:

[ U ] The founders of the new nation rejected a social system based on caste.

(Definition of “caste” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)