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sarong

Line breaks: sar¦ong
Pronunciation: /səˈrɒŋ
 
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Definition of sarong in English:

noun

A garment consisting of a long piece of cloth worn wrapped round the body and tucked at the waist or under the armpits, traditionally worn in SE Asia and now also by women in the West.
Example sentences
  • The young women simply wrapped the sarongs around their waists.
  • I tie mine round my waist as a makeshift sarong and slip it round my shoulders to cover sunburn.
  • Batik-inspired designs are often produced in factories on shirts, sarongs, table cloths, or dresses forming an iconic Malaysian aesthetic.

Origin

mid 19th century: Malay, literally 'sheath'.

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