Definition of barong tagalog in English:

barong tagalog

noun

Philippine English
  • A lightweight, embroidered shirt for men, worn untucked and traditionally made of piña or a similar vegetable fibre.

Origin

1920s. From Tagalog barong tagalog from baro traditional shirt + -ng, connective + tagalog.

Pronunciation

barong tagalog

/bəˌrɒŋ təˈɡalɒɡ//bəˌrɒŋ təˈɡɑːlɒɡ/