A term referring to something or someone who is from the Indian subcontinent. The Indian subcontinent is comprised of the following major countries: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives.
Plural form: desis.
This term comes from the word Desh/Des from the Hindi language meaning country or homeland. The term "desi" originally has historical roots from the Sanskrit word "Deshah," which also means country or homeland.
“I saw two hot desis at the party last Friday!”
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