cholee

[choh-lee]

choli

or cho·lee

[choh-lee]
noun
  1. a short-sleeved blouse or bodice, often one exposing part of the midriff, worn by Hindu women in India.

Origin of choli

First recorded in 1905–10, choli is from the Hindi word colī
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British Dictionary definitions for cholee

choli

noun plural -lis
  1. a short-sleeved bodice, as worn by Indian women

Word Origin for choli

from Hindi
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