Dictionary.com

choli

or cho·lee

[ choh-lee ]
/ ˈtʃoʊ li /
Save This Word!

noun
a short-sleeved blouse or bodice, often one exposing part of the midriff, worn by Hindu women in India.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of choli

First recorded in 1905–10, choli is from the Hindi word colī
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use choli in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for choli

choli
/ (ˈkəʊlɪ) /

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

Word Origin for choli

from Hindi
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK