loincloth loincloth  /ˈlɔ ɪn ˌklɔθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a garment that provides covering for the loins

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Just conjure up his portrait: a skinny, bent figure, nut brown and naked except for a white loincloth, cheap spectacles perched on his nose, frail hand grasping a tall bamboo staff.
  2. I have a modest loincloth on.
  3. For another, Masato is only seven years old and doesn't know how to tie his own loincloth.

News

  • Hindu Goddess Blesses Embassy Row

    Embassy Row — otherwise known as Massachusetts Avenue — in Washington is decorated with flags of every nation, flying in front of impressive embassy buildings. And in front of the embassies there are often statues of national heroes. Winston Churchill graces the grounds of the British Embassy. Outside the Indian Embassy, Mahatma Gandhi looks as though he's in full stride, clad in loincloth and ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

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Quotes

  1. LOS ANGELES, CA (Hollywood Today) 8/17/08 - - "Jon Voight is a frightened little girl in a pink ballet tutu, who acts like Obama just wondered in from the rain forest with a bone through his nose and a communist pamphlet in his loincloth," wrote...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Roseanne Barr Source: Hollywood Today Newsmagazine

  2. "There's just no way your reader is going to find an Indian willing to put on a loincloth for sexual purposes," says Alexie. "Unless that Indian is a seriously damaged, culturally disconnected, politically unaware, and unsafe-sex practicing...
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Sherman Alexie Source: East Bay Express

  3. "I want to be seen as the group benefits rep from the Hartford, not the guy running around in a loincloth," Westman said, according to the Hartford Courant.
    on Jan 7, 2010 By: Tom Westman Source: National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News

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