Bawa is a synonym for power. It is the ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way.

It is also the study of Politics.
by Gary Rowan. November 19, 2014
An Indian term for discriminating against Iranians (Parsi or Pharsee) settled in India. Potrayed in Indian media as foolish or hyper-eccentric old men with glasses, a jewish cap (kippah) and a long beard.
I went to the Parsi festival, and yep its crawling with bawas
Man, Jack is such a bawa
Look at all those bawas trying to act tough
by zemomatic June 23, 2011
Bayswater NY
Hey guys! Can we go to Rebecca’s house on Thursday? She lives in BAWA
by TOF Bais December 2, 2022