- a garment worn by Hindu women, consisting of a long piece of cotton or silk wrapped around the body with one end draped over the head or over one shoulder.
Origin of sari
Examples from the Web for sari
Contemporary Examples of sari
“I paid $10,000 for a Balenciaga [sari dress],” Sorokko says.Tatiana Sorokko Is the Queen of Vintage Couture
October 8, 2014
Think a sari in silk crepe paired with a logoed jacquard mesh-knit shirt.Missoni Spring/ Summer 2014: Pop'n'Xotic
September 23, 2013
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
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.”
Historical Examples of sari
It makes me uneasy to think the Cabinet are talking about Sari Bair.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
The chandi Sari is supposed to have been a vihara or Buddhist monastery.Monumental Java
J. F. Scheltema
She hid the dagger in the folds of her sari gathered over her breast.Lachmi Bai Rani of Jhansi
We were told that these were sari stones and that in them a sari or “jewel” was buried.
No doubt all these sari stones really contain some such relic.
- the traditional dress of women of India, Pakistan, etc, consisting of a very long narrow piece of cloth elaborately swathed around the body
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."