Definition of Dishdasha

1. Noun. An ankle-length robe with long sleeves worn by some Arab men. ¹



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Definition of Dishdasha

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishdasha

disharmonious
disharmonize
disharmonized
disharmonizes
disharmonizing
disharmony
dishaunt
dishaunted
dishaunting
dishaunts
dishcloth
dishcloth gourd
dishcloths
dishclout
dishclouts
dishdasha (current term)
dishdashas
disheart
dishearted
dishearten
disheartened
disheartening
dishearteningly
disheartenment
disheartenments
disheartens
dishearting
dished
dished out
dished up

Literary usage of Dishdasha

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1. Missionary Review of the World (1917)
"Then he will have a dishdasha made out of it." A dishdasha is the undergarment these Arabs wear. A sort of nightgown, it is, reaching from the shoulders to ..."

2. Oil Monarchies: Domestic and Security Challenges in the Arab Gulf States by F. Gregory Gause (1994)
"The combination of the movement of citizen laborers into white-collar (or perhaps better put, dishdasha—the full-length, usually white, garment worn by most ..."

3. Routine Abuse, Routine Denial: Civil Rights and the Political Crisis in Bahrain by Human Rights Watch/Middle East (1997)
"Then someone came in wearing a dishdasha [traditional white shoulder-to-ankle garment worn by men in the Gulf]. I recognized him from photos I had seen: It ..."

4. Gulf States: Kuwait, Bahrain, Quatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen by Editors of JPM Publications (2000)
"Look inside the limousine and you will see the driver is wearing a dishdasha (the traditional white robe). He might just as likely be going to a falcon hunt ..."

5. A Reformer on the Throne: Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said by Sergey Plekhanov (2004)
"On the carpet outside the tent stands a slim figure in a white dishdasha. His face is still indistinct, but the short beard that frames it is instantly ..."

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