or bee·di, bi·ri

[ bee-dee ]

noun,plural bi·dis.
  1. (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

Words Nearby bidi Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bidi in a sentence

  • These names were, respectively, Enu-ilu and Yau-bidi, or Ilu-bidi.

    Archology and the Bible | George A. Barton
  • As he wept, bidi and Bidhati descended from the sky and asked him the reason of his sorrow.

    Santal Folk Tales | A. Campbell
  • bidi and Bidhati instructed me how to proceed, and I have brought you to life again.

    Santal Folk Tales | A. Campbell
  • So they returned joyfully home singing the praises of bidi and Bidhati.

    Santal Folk Tales | A. Campbell