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Definition of "dashiki" [dashiki]

  • A loose, brightly colored African garment. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dashiki" in a sentence
  • "He needs to know what "dashiki" is, the old 1960s caftan-type outfit that African nationalists used to wear."
  • "Sitting alone in the room waiting for his return, I was surprised to see the door open and an old hippie guy wearing a dashiki enter."
  • "Anya tells Sam, the drummer, she's making a print dashiki for him, and Tim assures Sam she is a "master" with prints."