A person who has no scruples.
That Basrawi stole diamonds from his sisters and gave them as presents to his wife. First used in Old English about 1300. Originally from Arabic to describe a resident of Basra, Iraq a Basrawi who had no money to pay for a wife so he stole from his own sisters to make his dowry payment to the bride's family.
by Piece Now June 11, 2011