Definition of sangeet in English:

sangeet

noun

  • A celebration held before a Hindu wedding ceremony for the bride-to-be and her female friends and relatives.

    • ‘Giving us all the details, Ganesh says, "The sangeet is not a professional thing for me.’
    • ‘Some ads also feature women: at a ladies' sangeet, where women advise each other on condom usage as a contraceptive and preventive against STDs.’
    • ‘The mirasis sang wedding songs throughout the ' ladies ' sangeet ' night and the entire village was invited to a feast at our house the next day.’

Origin

From Sanskrit saṃgīta ‘singing together, concert, music’, from saṃgāy- ‘sing together’.

Pronunciation

sangeet

/sʌnˈɡiːt/