Sarong meaning

sə-rông, -rŏng
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A garment consisting of a length of cloth that is wrapped around the body and tied at the waist or below the armpits, worn by men and women in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Pacific islands.
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A length of cloth that is wrapped around the waist and tied, worn by women as a skirt.
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The principal garment of men and women in the Malay Archipelago, the East Indies, etc., consisting of a long strip of cloth, often brightly colored and printed, worn like a skirt.
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Cotton cloth for such garments.
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A garment made of a length of printed cloth wrapped about the waist that is commonly worn by men and women in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, and the Pacific islands.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of sarong - sarung

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sarong
Plural:
sarongs

Origin of sarong

  • Malay (kain) sarong covering (cloth), sarong

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary