or bee·di, bi·ri


noun, plural bi·dis.

(in India) an inexpensive cigarette, locally produced usually from cut tobacco rolled in leaf.

Origin of bidi

< Hindi bīḍī < Sanskrit vīṭikā a preparation rolled in betel leaf Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bidi

Historical Examples of bidi

  • As he wept, Bidi and Bidhati descended from the sky and asked him the reason of his sorrow.

  • Bidi and Bidhati instructed me how to proceed, and I have brought you to life again.

  • So they returned joyfully home singing the praises of Bidi and Bidhati.