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grass skirt Syllabification: grass skirt
Pronunciation: /ˌɡras ˈskərt/

Definition of grass skirt in English:


A skirt made of long grass and leaves fastened to a waistband, associated especially with female dancers from some Pacific islands.
Example sentences
  • It's like a new version of the grass skirt and coconut bikini.
  • During possession, the priest, who appears to be in a trance, wears a grass skirt [doso] to which are pinned many protective charms [asuman].
  • His grass skirt was blowing dangerously close to his chain and he was using one hand to support the four-foot-tall wooden tribal mask he was wearing.
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