Definition of dhoti in English:

dhoti

Syllabification: dho·ti
Pronunciation: /ˈdōtē
 
/

noun (plural dhotis)

  • A garment worn by male Hindus, consisting of a piece of material tied around the waist and extending to cover most of the legs.
    More example sentences
    • Rajput men wear the dhoti (loincloth consisting of a long piece of white cotton wrapped around the waist and then drawn between the legs and tucked into the waist), often with a cotton tunic.
    • Men typically wear the dhoti with a kurta.
    • Gond men typically wear the dhoti, or loincloth.

Origin

Hindi dhotī.

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