Definition of dupatta in English:

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dupatta

Pronunciation: /dʊˈpʌtə/

noun

A length of material worn arranged in two folds over the chest and thrown back around the shoulders, typically with a salwar kameez, by women from South Asia.
Example sentences
  • And for that ethnic look, salwar kameez dress materials with unique dupattas and readymade tops from Mangalagiri, Chirala and Nalgonda weavers make a luring buy.
  • Sarees, dupattas and dress material exhibited here are made of silk, cotton, tissue and tussar.
  • Craftspersons in the region now turn out an impressive range of merchandise, which includes salwar kameez, shawls, dupattas, patchwork quilts, stuffed toys, purses and stylish footwear.

Origin

From Hindi dupaṭṭā.

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