(In South Asia) a traditional dance performed by professional dancing girls.
- There were performances by the ubiquitous nautch girls.
- Weddings and other festive occasions are observed with much enthusiasm and are often celebrated with feasting, and sometimes with nautch girls.
- It has the taint of the louche, as did its forebear, the nautch show.
From Hindi nāc, from Prakrit nachcha, from Sanskrit nṛtya 'dancing'.
Words that rhyme with nautchdebauch, porch, scorch, torch
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of nautch in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.