Definition of sarong
: a loose garment made of a long strip of cloth wrapped around the body that is worn by men and women chiefly of the Malay Archipelago and the Pacific islands
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Victim joins gym, starts dressing younger, shaves head, and might even consider wearing a sarong.
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Origin and Etymology of sarong
First Known Use: 1830
SARONG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sarong for English Language Learners
: a long strip of cloth that is wrapped loosely around the body and worn by men and women of Malaysia and many Pacific islands
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