Meaning of “dhoti” in the English Dictionary

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"dhoti" in British English

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dhotinoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdəʊ.ti/ us /ˈdoʊ.t̬i/

Examples from literature

  • Even her long necklace was visible through the little opening in the dhoti near the right shoulder. 
  • He was not one of our men, but a common ryot, clad simply in a dhoti or waist-cloth, and a rather dirty turban. 
  • It was carefully hidden in a fold of his dhoti. 
  • Leaning forward, he gripped the driver's dhoti and drew him slowly backward. 
  • This was lifted on board, and one of the men, tearing a long strip from his dhoti, muffled the single paddle. 

(Definition of “dhoti” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)