Definition of Shri noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (also Sri) noun
    BrE BrE//ʃriː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʃriː//
    ; BrE BrE//sriː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sriː//
    (Indian English)
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  1. 1a title used before the names of gods or holy books, showing respect
  2. 2a title of respect for a man
  3. Word Originfrom Sanskrit Śrī ‘beauty, fortune’, used as an honorific title.