chaddi

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi चड्डी (caḍḍī). The usage for members of the RSS is derived from the khaki shorts in their uniforms.

Noun[edit]

chaddi (plural chaddis)

  1. (India) Underwear, shorts, especially knickers.
  2. (India) Male or female underpants.
  3. (India, Indian politics, derogatory, slang) A supporter of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a Hindu nationalist paramilitary volunteer organisation; by extension, a member of any Hindu nationalist party.

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