shalwar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shalwar a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)
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Usage

In literature:

Red shalwars were lost in his yellow high-heeled riding-boots.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXIX." by Various
What mean ye by bringing me this pair of frouzy shalwars?
"The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan" by James Morier
The Shalwar is similar to the ordinary skirt only it is very short.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
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