Definition of Salwar

1. Noun. A pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez).

Exact synonyms: Shalwar
Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser



Definition of Salwar

1. Noun. Loose trousers worn by men and women in South Asia; often worn with a kameez ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salwar

salvifical
salvifically
salvifying
salving
salvings
salvinorin
salvinorin A
salvinorins
salvo
salvoed
salvoes
salvoing
salvor
salvors
salvos
salwar (current term)
salwar kameez
salzburgite
saléeite
saléeites
sama
samaan
samaans
samadhi
samadhis
samaj
saman
samandarine
samans
samara

Literary usage of Salwar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Double Jeopardy: Police Abuse of Women in Pakistan by Asia Watch Committee (U.S.), Asia Watch Committee (U.S. (1992)
"For women, national dress consists of salwar and a long tunic shirt (kameez). 83 The chador is a traditional garment covering women from head to foot. ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1858)
"... is spelled salwar; that in Lancashire salmon newly taken and immediately dressed is called "calver salmon;" and that in Littleton salar is a young ..."

3. A Critical Commentary on the Book of Daniel: Designed Especially for by John Dyneley Prince (1899)
"LXX. translate "their shoes"; 0 andV.: "their trousers", which is probably correct. The word may be the same as the mod. Persian salwar "trousers" ..."

4. Report of a Tour in Eastern Rajputana in 1882-83 by Alexander Cunningham (1885)
"... would become salwar, and as the name is spelt with the palatal S. it might pass easily through ..."

5. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume I of IIby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... are "all dressed in traditional salwar Kameez and the obligatory religious hat." The Islamic garb also conceals the identity of Jihadists, ..."

6. Double Jeopardy: Police Abuse of Women in Pakistan by Asia Watch Committee (U.S.), Asia Watch Committee (U.S. (1992)
"For women, national dress consists of salwar and a long tunic shirt (kameez). 83 The chador is a traditional garment covering women from head to foot. ..."

7. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1858)
"... is spelled salwar; that in Lancashire salmon newly taken and immediately dressed is called "calver salmon;" and that in Littleton salar is a young ..."

8. A Critical Commentary on the Book of Daniel: Designed Especially for by John Dyneley Prince (1899)
"LXX. translate "their shoes"; 0 andV.: "their trousers", which is probably correct. The word may be the same as the mod. Persian salwar "trousers" ..."

9. Report of a Tour in Eastern Rajputana in 1882-83 by Alexander Cunningham (1885)
"... would become salwar, and as the name is spelt with the palatal S. it might pass easily through ..."

10. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume I of IIby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... are "all dressed in traditional salwar Kameez and the obligatory religious hat." The Islamic garb also conceals the identity of Jihadists, ..."

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