Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of choli.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Women with bindis in the shape of Christmas trees appeared from behind a row of washers and began to twist, their flowing lehenga cholis fanning Amrita's hot face, Maang Tikas and Mama Chura bangles jingling.

    FISH/SEX excerpt (Pradesh)

  • Women with bindis in the shape of Christmas trees appeared from behind a row of washers and began to twist, their flowing lehenga cholis fanning Amrita's hot face, Maang Tikas and Mama Chura bangles jingling.

    FISH/SEX excerpt (Pradesh)

  • More eunuchs had brought in outfits, holding each reverently— ghagaras dripping with diamonds and pearls, rubies and emeralds, cholis so thickly embroidered in zari that they were more gold than cloth, veils so delicate and gossamer that each could be pulled through a finger ring.

    Shadow Princess

  • For the next two days, her breasts swelled with milk and rubbed painfully against the silk of her cholis, and she had to undo the ties at her back to ease the ache.

    Shadow Princess

  • For the next two days, her breasts swelled with milk and rubbed painfully against the silk of her cholis, and she had to undo the ties at her back to ease the ache.

    Shadow Princess

  • More eunuchs had brought in outfits, holding each reverently— ghagaras dripping with diamonds and pearls, rubies and emeralds, cholis so thickly embroidered in zari that they were more gold than cloth, veils so delicate and gossamer that each could be pulled through a finger ring.

    Shadow Princess

  • For the next two days, her breasts swelled with milk and rubbed painfully against the silk of her cholis, and she had to undo the ties at her back to ease the ache.

    Shadow Princess

  • More eunuchs had brought in outfits, holding each reverently— ghagaras dripping with diamonds and pearls, rubies and emeralds, cholis so thickly embroidered in zari that they were more gold than cloth, veils so delicate and gossamer that each could be pulled through a finger ring.

    Shadow Princess

  • At the same time Islamic weavers struggled to produce not the heavy burkhas now worn by their Wahhabi-influenced successors, but ever more transparent and revealing cholis, or blouses, with weaves of wondrous lightness named baft hawa (woven air), ab-e-rawan (running water), and shabnam (evening dew).

    India: The Place of Sex

  • A cheerful maid brought in an armful of clothes and the women tossed cholis at her.

    Sharpe's Tiger

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