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sa·rong

 (sə-rông′, -rŏng′)
n.
1. A garment consisting of a length of cloth that is wrapped around the body and tied at the waist or below the armpits, worn by men and women in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Pacific islands.
2. A cloth of light fabric and varying length that is wrapped around the waist and tied, often worn as beachwear.

[Malay (kain) sarong, covering (cloth), sarong.]

sarong

(səˈrɒŋ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a draped skirtlike garment worn by men and women in the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, the Pacific islands, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a Western adaptation of this garment
[C19: from Malay, literally: sheath]

sa•rong

(səˈrɔŋ, -ˈrɒŋ)

n.
1. a loose-fitting skirtlike garment formed by wrapping a strip of cloth around the lower part of the body, worn by both sexes in the Malay Archipelago and some Pacific islands.
2. a cloth for such garments.
[1825–35; < Malay sarung, sarong]

sarong

A length of cotton worn wrapped around the waist to make a long skirt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sarong - a loose skirt consisting of brightly colored fabric wrapped around the bodysarong - a loose skirt consisting of brightly colored fabric wrapped around the body; worn by both women and men in the South Pacific
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
Translations
السّارونج: الزِّي الوطني في المَلايو
sarong
sarong
maláj szoknya
sarong
sarongas
sarongs
sarong
dolama etekliksarong

sarong

[səˈrɒŋ] Nsarong m

sarong

[səˈrɒŋ] n (traditional Malaysian clothing)sarong m; (worn on beach)paréo m

sarong

nSarong m

sarong

[səˈrɒŋ] nsarong m inv

sarong

(səˈroŋ) (in Singapore and Malaysia sarung) noun
a kind of skirt worn by Malay men and women.
References in classic literature ?
They thronged the narrow length of our schooner's decks with their ornamented and barbarous crowd, with the variegated colours of checkered sarongs, red turbans, white jackets, embroideries; with the gleam of scabbards, gold rings, charms, armlets, lance blades, and jewelled handles of their weapons.
Sarong is typically worn by men around their waist in India and South East Asian countries, like Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Myanmar.
Be it Indian garments for the boys and girls, like the cotton written shirt, cotton written long shirt, pretend silk shirt, cotton dress, sarong, kaftan and long skirt, there's product for everybody.
She set it off with a sarong, T-shirt and headscarf to keep the UV rays at bay.
com)-- CEO of LOVI[TM], Silicon Valley-based technology executive and Sri Lankan native Asanka de Mel is re-engineering the traditional sarong that he knows and loves so well.
They were practicing their hearts out, knowing that their series of performances was just a week away, and they wanted to give their all in this one-of-a-kind offering and do justice to the music of "The Maestro," Ryan Cayabyab, through a performance like no other in Sarong Banggi.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 30 (KUNA) -- Ramadan becomes a joyful celebration of coulour in Malaysia during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as Malaysians are seen donning their traditional sarong, on this time of year particularly.
FORTY-SIX-YEAR-OLD Benita O, a native of Negros Occidental, became the 15th beneficiary of the fundraising initiative of Sarong Boses Qatar through the programme 'Awit Mo, Kalayaan Ko'.
5 This pretty sarong will hide those bits you're not so keen on.
The beauties of the world wore one-piece swimwear and covered themselves with a traditional Balinese sarong, instead of the two piece bikini.
Then someone said how she had tied a sarong to give an impression that there might just be a bikini underneath
99 each) at Beach Bazaar; leaf-print sarong ($53), Le Tennique.