Definition of dashiki in English:

dashiki

Line breaks: dash|iki
Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːʃɪki
 
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noun (plural dashikis)

  • A loose brightly coloured shirt or tunic, originally from West Africa.
    More 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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