noun, plural sa·ris.
Origin of sari
Examples from the Web for sari
“I paid $10,000 for a Balenciaga [sari dress],” Sorokko says.
Think a sari in silk crepe paired with a logoed jacquard mesh-knit shirt.
Are we talking Haj Amin al-Husseini, Aziz Shehadeh, Hanan Ashrawi, Sari Nusseibeh…?Senior Netanyahu Adviser Admits Fayyad Was A Partner For Peace|Emily L. Hauser|April 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But this was where the beauty of a sari and its simplicity, its open canvas almost, helped.
As my sister remarked afterward, “Putting a sari on a dead body is really quite an onerous task.”
Her body was well proportioned, her sari fell in gracious flowing lines, and she moved with dignity.Jan and Her Job|L. Allen Harker
Most of the Moslem ladies wore trousers and were enveloped in a sari.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
An old blue rag, the remnants of a sari, lay on the floor near her.
The girl kept in the cart with her sari drawn up over her face, for such was her custom in the big city.
The chandi Sari is supposed to have been a vihara or Buddhist monastery.Monumental Java|J. F. Scheltema
British Dictionary definitions for sari
noun plural -ris or -rees
Word Origin for sari
Word Origin and History for sari
also saree, long, wrapping garment of silk or cotton worn by Hindu women, 1785, from Hindi sari, from Prakrit sadi, from Sanskrit sati "garment, petticoat."