batik batik  /bə ˈtik/


  1. (n) a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
  2. (v) dye with wax


  1. Explained why there's nothing wrong with him dressing in ceremonial clothes on official visits like batik Bill in Indonesia in 1994 or headscarf Hillary in Eritrea in 1997.
  2. At home, Ann wore the traditional housecoat, the batik daster.
  3. There is silence in the room, then the children dressed in brightly colored batik print dresses burst out laughing and begin imitating his motion.


  • Cloth, dye, wax? All in a day’s work for Scottdale artist

    By Patrick Varine, Penn Hills Progress As a student at Seton Hill College, Leslie Sorg recalls an informal introduction to the ancient art of batik cloth art. “They didn’t really teach ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

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  1. "I do not have the full details (UNESCO's decision) because Malaysia too has batik. We will analyse the actual meaning of the decision and whether the decision will affect the production of batik here," Yassin told reporters.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: Muhyiddin Yassin Source:

  2. "I commend the workers of Lutron Liamuiga, Harowe Servo, Kajola-Kristada, CSR/DDL, St. Kitts Brush Company and Caribelle Batik for working with management to produce the quality of products, with the level of efficiency, to make St. Kitts and Nevis,...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Denzil Douglas Source: Communication's Unit Of The St. Kitts Prime Minister

  3. "We've been told batik has been recognized as an element of global cultural heritage produced by Indonesians. The President has called on all Indonesians to wear batik on Oct. 2, to celebrate batik," Aburizal said.
    on Sep 7, 2009 By: Aburizal Bakrie Source: Jakarta Post

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