Definition of kurta in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkərdə/


A loose collarless shirt worn by people from South Asia.
Example sentences
  • At the other end of the bench sat a man in a kurta and shawl: he had a turban and a drooping white moustache.
  • Hindu men wear a type of shirt called a kurta and trousers called dhoti.
  • Readymade salwar suits and kurtas from jute to silk are also available.


From Urdu and Persian kurtah.

Words that rhyme with kurta

Alberta, asserter, Bizerta, converter, deserter, Goethe, inserter, perverter, reverter, subverter

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Syllabification: kur·ta

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