a loose-fitting skirtlike garment formed by wrapping a strip of cloth around the lower part of the body, worn by both men and women in the Malay Archipelago and certain islands of the Pacific Ocean.
a cloth for such garments.
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How to use sarong in a sentence
There were rich, cozy-looking linens, used for knee-length skirts -- inspired, perhaps, by a sarong.Marni's Sophisticated Spring/ Summer 2014 Collection | Liza Foreman | September 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A delightful figure was that of a Moro dressed in a faded sarong drawn closely about him from waist to knee.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines | Florence Kimball Russel
As elsewhere, but few clothes are seen: the women wear a short striped skirt sarong-wise, but bare the bosom.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga | Cornelis De Witt Willcox
The usual fashion in clothes prevailed; gee-string for the men, and short sarong-like skirt for the women.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga | Cornelis De Witt Willcox
Hassan is a perfect gentleman in manner, and in that silk jacket of his and handsome sarong he really looks like a prince.Among Malay Pirates | G. A. Henty
The women, with oblique eyes and oval faces, wear the gay sarong and white kabaja customary in Eastern Java.Through the Malay Archipelago | Emily Richings
British Dictionary definitions for sarong
a draped skirtlike garment worn by men and women in the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, the Pacific islands, etc
a fashionable Western adaptation of this garment
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