dhoti

(redirected from dhoties)

dho·ti

 (dō′tē)
n. pl. dho·tis also dho·ties
A garment consisting of a length of cloth that is typically wrapped around the waist, passed between the legs, and tucked in at the waistline, worn chiefly by Hindu men in India.

[Hindi dhotī, from Middle Indic *dhautta, *dhotta, cloth, probably from past participle of *dhauvati, he washes, from Sanskrit dhūnoti, dhau-, he shakes.]

dhoti

(ˈdəʊtɪ) ,

dhooti

,

dhootie

or

dhuti

n, pl -tis
(Clothing & Fashion) a long loincloth worn by men in India
[C17: from Hindi]

dho•ti

(ˈdoʊ ti)

n., pl. -tis.
a long loincloth worn by many Hindu men in India.
[1615–25; < Hindi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dhoti - a long loincloth worn by Hindu men
breechcloth, breechclout, loincloth - a garment that provides covering for the loins
Translations
lendaklæîi, lendaskÿla
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Supply of silk shawls pattu sarees with blowses and pattu dhoties and different types of cotton clothes etc for the period from 01.
But when he arrived in Calcuttain the pungent haze of its heat, washboard-thin rickshaw men were sweating up the hills, barefoot in their dhoties, hauling fat families to their rich destinations for just a few rupees.
In villages, often shalwars long shirts, dhoties and traditional ladies dresses are used which are mostly stitched at home.
Tenders are invited for Supply of following varieties of yarn under cost free distributation of sarees and dhoties scheme pongal 20181)Polyester Texturlsed Yarn-2 80,34 D Grey Polyester Texturised Yarn Required Quantity:1969.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Dhoties,White saree Mill make,Woolen Blanket
Tenders are invited for procurement of 2,080 nos of dhoties (10x6 size)
Tenders are invited for procurement of 2130 mtrs of white cotton shirting cloth, 852 nos of white polyester dhoties (with cotton mixing), 852 nos of cotton towels, 228 nos of polyester sarees (green) and 228 nos of cotton blouse pieces green
Tenders are invited for procurement of 253 nos of pattu sarees (9 yards) along with blouse pieces and 253 nos of pattu dhoties (10 x 6)
Tenders are invited for Transportation Of Goods Under Cost Free Distribution Of Sarees And Dhoties Scheme Pongal 2016
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Polyester Yarn For Production Of Polycot Sarees And Dhoties Under Cost Free Distribution Of Sarees And Dhoties Scheme Pongal 2016
Tenders are invited for Supply Of 60sc Dyed Cotton Warp Yarn For Production Of Polycot Sarees And Dhoties Under Cost Free Distribution Of Sarees And Dhoties Scheme Pongal 2016
Tenders are invited for procurement of 250 nos of pattu sarees (9 yards) along with blouse pieces and 250 nos of pattu dhoties (10x6)