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Definition of the noun shalwar

What does shalwar mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of shalwar: salwar
    • more generic terms: pair of trousers / pant / trousers = a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately

Alternative definition of the noun shalwar

noun

  1. [qualifier, in singular or plural] loose trousers worn in some South Asian or Islamic countries, especially by women

Phrases with shalwar

  1. Shalwar kameez
  2. Shalwar-Kameez

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Google previewSand, Sawdust, and Scotch (2014)

by Bob Christenson

The shalwar is a kind of one-size-fits-all pants, sort of like pajama bottoms. They' re wide at the waist, pulled in with drawstrings, and narrow at the ankles. Both men and women wear them. The shalwar is a long blouse or shirt that goes down to ...

Google previewCrooked Paths Made Straight (2016)

A Blind Teachers Adventures Traveling Around the World by Isabelle L. D. Grant

The shalwar kameez is a traditional form of dress worn by men and women in Central Asia and the subcontinent. It is considered the national costume of Pakistan. The shalwar is a loose pair of trousers secured at the waist by a drawstring.

Google previewPassport Series: Middle East (2011)

by Deborah Kopka

The national dress is the shalwar qameez. The shalwar is a pair of loose-fitting pants.

Google previewWelcome to Pakistan (2011)

Passport to the Middle East by Deborah Kopka

The national dress is the shalwar qameez. The shalwar is a pair of loose-fitting pants.

Google previewSultan ul Faqr VI Sultan Mohammad Asghar Ali Life and Teachings

by Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman

Shalwar is a type of loose trousers The king of invocations Sacred ways of the Holy Prophet Prayer before keeping fast. Contemplation A dry ablution when water is not available. Tehmad Traditional leg sheet usually six meter long, popular ...

Google previewThe Spiritual Guides of Sarwari Qadri Order (2015)

by Sultan Mohammad Najib-ur-Rehman

Shalwar is a type of loose trousers and kurta.

Google previewAfghanistan (2003)

The people by Erinn Banting

The shalwar is a pair of baggy pants, and the qamiz is a long shirt. Women traditionally wear long dresses or skirts over a shalwar. Since the end of Taliban rule, people are wearing more western-style clothing, such as pants, T-shirts, and ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Shalwar kameez (F & M) Period: 1820s onwards.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (2013)

by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

Subject to subcontinental regional variations, Asian fashions are based around traditional gendered garments including women's casual shalwar (cotton pyjama trousers) and kameez (tunic top) with dupatta or chunni (chiffon head scarf) outfit.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (2008)

4 Volume Set by Bonnie G. Smith

The traditional Punjabi costume shalwar kameez is worn by Muslim women throughout Pakistan and India, for example. It consists of a long tunic (kameez) and loose trousers (shalwar). It is typically worn with a dupatta, a scarf that can be worn ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

Pers shalwar, "under-breeches." Cook has pointed out that "mantles, long-flowing robes, and therefore extremely liable to catch the flames," are more likely to be esp. mentioned in this ch than trousers, or (RV) "hosen." The word , palish (Dnl 3 ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

shalwar = salwar. sham noun 1 a thing that is not what it appears to be or is not as good as it seems. 2 a person who pretends to be something they are not. •adjective not genuine; false. •verb (shams, shamming, shammed) ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

shalwar: Orient. Trousers. shambar: Palestine. Ceremonial veil. shamew: See chammer. shamiya: Bulgaria. Headcloth of white, red, or green.

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

shalwar (shŭl′wêr; shull ware) . Oriental trousers; pajamas. sham. Anything that resembles an article and serves as substitute for it or covers and adorns it; as, a pillow sham. shank. Narrow ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India (2006)

by T. Raatan

Moreover, with increasing contact with the people from other parts of India, shalwar kameez shirt, pantaloon, coat, neck-tie have made enroads. Educated people now prefer to dress themselves in the western fashion. The Educated female ...

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Scrabble value of S1H4A1L1W4A1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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