Definitions for dashikidəˈʃi ki, dɑ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

da•shi•kidəˈʃi ki, dɑ-(n.)(pl.)-kis.

also daishiki

  1. a loose, often colorfully patterned pullover garment of African origin.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of dashiki:

1965–1970; < Yoruba dàńṣíkí < Hausa dán cíkí (with imploded d)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dashiki, daishiki(noun)

    a loose and brightly colored African shirt


  1. dashiki(Noun)

    A loose and brightly colored African shirt.

  2. Origin: From Yorùbá.


  1. Dashiki

    The dashiki is a colorful men's garment widely worn in West Africa that covers the top half of the body. It has formal and informal versions and varies from simple draped clothing to fully tailored suits. A common form is a loose-fitting pullover garment, with an ornate V-shaped collar, and tailored and embroidered neck and sleeve lines.


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