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



    BrE BrE//seɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//seɪt//
    (Indian English)
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  1. 1a merchant (= a person who sells goods in large quantities) or banker (= a person with an important job in a bank)
  2. 2a rich man
  3. 3a title added to a name to indicate high social status
  4. Word Originfrom Hindi seṭh, from Sanskrit śreṣṭha ‘best, chief’.