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dashiki

Syllabification: da·shi·ki
Pronunciation: /dəˈSHēkē
 
/

Definition of dashiki in English:

noun (plural dashikis)

A loose, brightly colored shirt or tunic, originally from West Africa.
Example sentences
  • And because I don't wear dashikis today, or kurtas to proclaim my Indian ancestry, does not make me less conscious of my past than these ‘come-latelys’.
  • Throughout the country men have, for the most part, replaced the traditional loincloth with T-shirts and dashikis.
  • A student may wear a dashiki to class, but he wears a cap and gown to graduation.

Origin

from Yoruba or Hausa.

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