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nautch Syllabification: nautch

Definition of nautch in English:


(In South Asia) a traditional dance performed by professional dancing girls.
Example sentences
  • There were performances by the ubiquitous nautch girls.
  • Weddings and other festive occasions are observed with much enthusiasm and are often celebrated with feasting, and sometimes with nautch girls.
  • It has the taint of the louche, as did its forebear, the nautch show.


From Hindi nāc, from Prakrit nachcha, from Sanskrit nṛtya 'dancing'.

Words that rhyme with nautch

debauch, porch, scorch, torch

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