a loosefitting, usually brightly colored, robe or tunic modeled after an African tribal garment
Origin of dashikisaid to be of Yoruba origin, originally , but probably coined (1967) by J. Benning, its United States manufacturer
nounpl. da·shi·kis also dai·shi·kis
A loose, brightly colored garment worn especially in West Africa.
Origin of dashikiYoruba dàń&slowdot;íkí, from Hausa dán cíkí.
(plural dashikis or daishiki)
- A loose and brightly colored African shirt.