Definition of riding habit in English:

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riding habit

Pronunciation: /ˈrīdiNG ˈhabət/

noun

A woman’s riding dress, consisting of a skirt worn with a double-breasted jacket.
Example sentences
  • Most of us have Victorian-style riding habits that we use for historical events.
  • Pip and Lynn were wearing riding habits, Pip complaining grouchily about having to wear skirts, even split ones.
  • There are some twenty works painted in the 1870s and 1880s that capture women in street clothes or riding habits that were new to the fashion scene.
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