ao dai

noun \¦äō¦dī, ¦a-\

Definition of ao dai

plural

ao dais

  1. :  the traditional dress of Vietnamese women that consists of a long tunic with slits on either side and wide trousers

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Origin and Etymology of ao dai

Vietnamese áo dái, from áo jacket, tunic (of Chinese origin; akin to Chinese (Pekingese) ao3 jacket) + dái long


First Known Use: 1961


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