daishiki


daishiki
n. loose and brightly colored buttonless long pullover shirt (worn chiefly by men in Africa, the United States and the Caribbean)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • daishiki — [dä shē′kē, dəshē′kē] n. var. of DASHIKI …   English World dictionary

  • daishiki — variant of dashiki …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • daishiki — /duy shee kee/, n., pl. daishikis. dashiki. * * * …   Universalium

  • daishiki — dai·shi·ki …   English syllables

  • daishiki — dai•shi•ki [[t]daɪˈʃi ki[/t]] n. pl. kis clo dashiki …   From formal English to slang

  • daishiki — noun a loose and brightly colored African shirt • Syn: ↑dashiki • Hypernyms: ↑shirt * * * noun see dashiki * * * /duy shee kee/, n., pl. daishikis. dashiki …   Useful english dictionary

  • dashiki — also daishiki noun Etymology: modification of Yoruba dàńṣíkí Date: circa 1968 a usually brightly colored loose fitting pullover garment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dashiki — /deuh shee kee, dah /, n., pl. dashikis. a loose, often colorfully patterned, pullover garment originating in Africa and worn chiefly by men. Also, daishiki. [ < Yoruba dànsíkí < Hausa dán cíkí (with imploded d)] * * * …   Universalium

  • dashiki — da•shi•ki [[t]dəˈʃi ki, dɑ [/t]] also daishiki n. pl. kis clo a loose, often colorfully patterned pullover garment of African origin • Etymology: 1965–1970; < Yoruba dàńṣíkí < Hausa dán cíkí (with imploded d) …   From formal English to slang


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