[ UK /dˈə‍ʊti/ ]
  1. a long loincloth worn by Hindu men
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How To Use dhoti In A Sentence

  • I wore a black shirt and dhoti (a wrap-around waist cloth) and applied sandalwood paste and kumkum (red powder) to my forehead.
  • An old man in a white dhoti and shirt comes in, to me he looks thin and a little bent, but otherwise OK.
  • He has designed the traditional ‘Baghas ‘(ensembles worn by kings and princes), sherwanis, kurta pajamas and embroidered dhoti-kurta sets for grooms.
  • He refused earthly possessions, wearing only a dhoti and shawl, lived as vegetarian and drank only goat's milk.
  • A wizened man in white shirt and white tucked-up dhoti, with a dark green headcloth, put thatch on the roof of the beachside pavilion.
  • A refined gentleman in a silk kurta and dhoti, a tika, or mark on his forehead, and a plate with items of worship in his hands, emerged from the wings.
  • There were kurtas and saris, dhotis and lungis, trousers, towels and aprons in brilliant hues and varied textures.
  • Gond men typically wear the dhoti, or loincloth.
  • While most of them are attired in colourful T-shirts or track suits, others are dressed in dhotis and shirts.
  • He is teased at his new school for wearing his traditional loincloth, called a dhoti.
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