Definition of baju in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːdʒuː/


A short, loose jacket worn in Malaysia.
Example sentences
  • ‘I had a little armlet - a baju - tucked in my waistband,’ replied Bhikhu.
  • They usually dress in the baju kurung, a long-sleeved, loose blouse worn over an ankle-length skirt, and they cover their heads with a scarf as a sign of humility and modesty.
  • Some school principals told The Jakarta Post boys would be required to wear a baju koko (a long-sleeved, collarless shirt) and peci (cap).



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